Journal of Futures Studies

Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives

History and the Future od the Real World

February 11th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives | Comments Off on History and the Future od the Real World

by John L. Robinson Introduction The sight of a reporter in Iraq killed before our eyes on the television screen by an American helicopterlaunched missile brought back uncomfortable memories from the Vietnam war – such as pictures of a prisoner shot in cold blood and of a naked girl running screaming from a napalm attack.(continue…) View […]

The Life Cycle of Evolution: A Macro-Technological Analysis of Civilization’s Progress

August 22nd, 2004  |  by  |  published in Cultural, Trans-Cultural and Civilizational Foresight, Evolutionary and Complexity Perspectives, Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives | Comments Off on The Life Cycle of Evolution: A Macro-Technological Analysis of Civilization’s Progress

by William E. Halal Abstract Evolution and enlightenment are two of the most powerful concepts that have ever entered human consciousness. But they entered it through different doorways, so to speak: They arose in different cultures, at different stages of human history, and still occupy separate compartments in most minds. We don’t yet have a body […]

Engaging Macrohistory through the Present Moment

August 22nd, 2004  |  by  |  published in Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives | Comments Off on Engaging Macrohistory through the Present Moment

by Anthony Judge Introduction It is distinctly presumptuous for a non-historian to comment on issues of macrohistory that are the focus of extensive studies – or is it? Is it appropriate to frame macrohistory as only being a matter for historians? As with war and other matters, is macrohistory too important to be left to historians? […]

Macrohistory and the Future

August 22nd, 2004  |  by  |  published in Evolutionary and Complexity Perspectives, Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives, Special Issues and Symposia | Comments Off on Macrohistory and the Future

by Sohail Inayatullah This special issue of the Journal of Futures Studies is focused on Macrohistory and the future. Macrohistory is the study of the grand patterns of change.1 Macrohistorical analysis asks: what are the shapes of historical processes? Are they linear, meaning that the critical changes are irreversible and that evolution is progressive. Or are […]

” The Future Human ” Workshop Report

May 18th, 2003  |  by  |  published in Cultural, Trans-Cultural and Civilizational Foresight, Evolutionary and Complexity Perspectives, Global Foresight, Intuitive, Transpersonal and Visionary Foresight, Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives, Scenario Work and Alternative Futures, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives, Technology Futures | Comments Off on ” The Future Human ” Workshop Report

by Sesh Velamoor Abstract     View PDF

" The Future Human " Workshop Report

May 18th, 2003  |  by  |  published in Cultural, Trans-Cultural and Civilizational Foresight, Evolutionary and Complexity Perspectives, Global Foresight, Intuitive, Transpersonal and Visionary Foresight, Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives, Scenario Work and Alternative Futures, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives, Technology Futures | Comments Off on " The Future Human " Workshop Report

by Sesh Velamoor Abstract     View PDF

Understanding Our Moment in History

February 18th, 2003  |  by  |  published in Evolutionary and Complexity Perspectives, Global Foresight, Intuitive, Transpersonal and Visionary Foresight, Leadership and Foresight, Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives, Planetary Mega-crisis, Transition and Transformation | Comments Off on Understanding Our Moment in History

by William Van Dusen Wishard Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF

In Defense of Biotech Optimism

August 18th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Ecological and Environmental Foresight, Futures Studies Theories, Global Foresight, Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives, Special Issues and Symposia | Comments Off on In Defense of Biotech Optimism

by Graham T.T. Molitor Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF

When Will Tomorrow Come? Cultural Discontinuity and Africa's Desperate Future

August 18th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Global Foresight, Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives, Political and Policy Foresight | Comments Off on When Will Tomorrow Come? Cultural Discontinuity and Africa's Desperate Future

by Chris Okechukwu Uroh Introduction   (continue…) View PDF

When Will Tomorrow Come? Cultural Discontinuity and Africa’s Desperate Future

August 18th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Global Foresight, Macrohistory and Epochal Change Perspectives, Political and Policy Foresight | Comments Off on When Will Tomorrow Come? Cultural Discontinuity and Africa’s Desperate Future

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