The Future Is Monstrous?

  • Diana Leat


Jacques Derrida (1995) argues that a future that is not monstrous would not be a future but a predictable tomorrow; all real innovations have something scary or ‘monstrous’ about them. Futurology is a dangerous business for various reasons. This final chapter claims to do no more than highlight some issues foundations may face in the coming decades.


Public Benefit Rockefeller Foundation Democratic Legitimacy Real Innovation Paternal Institution 
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  • Diana Leat
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  1. 1.Cass Business SchoolLondonUK

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