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9780190217013 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 3, 2015, cover price $29.95
9780521300872, titled "The Identification of Progress in Learning" | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1985, cover price $59.95 | also contains The Identification of Progress in Learning

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By Daniel J. Mahoney (introduced by)

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9781412847483 | Transaction Pub, June 12, 2012, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: For centuries, scientists have strived to predict the future. But to what extent have they succeeded? Can past events-Hurricane Katrina, the Internet stock bubble, the SARS outbreak-help us understand what will happen next? Will scientists ever really be able to forecast catastrophes, or will we always be at the mercy of Mother Nature, waiting for the next storm, epidemic, or economic crash to thunder through our lives? In The Future of Everything, David Orrell looks back at the history of forecasting, from the time of the oracle at Delphi to the rise of astrology to the advent of the TV weather report, showing us how scientists (and some charlatans) predicted the future...read more

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9781560259756 | Basic Books, January 7, 2007, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Hurricane Katrina, the internet stock bubble, disease outbreaks — are these predictable, preventable events, or are we merely the playthings of chaos?

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9781568583693 | Basic Books, February 25, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: For centuries, scientists have strived to predict the future.

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The physicist-author of The Cyclical Serpent traces the history of forecasting from its mystical origins to its evolution as a modern science, drawing on the latest theories of complexity, chaos theory, quantum theory, and relativity to describe the latest methods of scientific, social, and technological forecasting. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780738200958 | Perseus Books Group, November 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The physicist-author of The Cyclical Serpent traces the history of forecasting from its mystical origins to its evolution as a modern science, drawing on the latest theories of complexity, chaos theory, quantum theory, and relativity to describe the latest methods of scientific, social, and technological forecasting.

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Product Description: In The Art of Causal Conjecture, Glenn Shafer lays out a new mathematical and philosophical foundation for probability and uses it to explain concepts of causality used in statistics, artificial intelligence, and philosophy.The various disciplines that use causal reasoning differ in the relative weight they put on security and precision of knowledge as opposed to timeliness of action...read more

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9780262193689 | Mit Pr, November 15, 1996, cover price $17.75 | About this edition: In The Art of Causal Conjecture, Glenn Shafer lays out a new mathematical and philosophical foundation for probability and uses it to explain concepts of causality used in statistics, artificial intelligence, and philosophy.

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Product Description: There is little more than a decade left before the bells allover the world will be ringing in the first hour of the twenty-first century, which will surely be an era of highly advanced technology. Looking back on the century that we live in, one can realize that generations of people who have already lived in it for the better parts of their lives have begun to ask the same question that also every individual person thinks about when he is faced with the first signs of the end of his life...read more

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9789024735426 | Kluwer Academic Pub, July 1, 1987, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: There is little more than a decade left before the bells allover the world will be ringing in the first hour of the twenty-first century, which will surely be an era of highly advanced technology.

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Hardcover:

9780521087421 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 23, 1973), cover price $29.95

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