Learnings From Futures Studies: Learnings From Dator

by Sohail Inayatullah

ABSTRACT

This article explores life learnings from James Dator. These include conceptual, theoretical, pedagogical and praxis learnings. Key conceptual learnings include Futures Studies as focused on more than one future and as disruptive through the methodology of emerging issues analysis. Dator’s pedagogical approach is examined as being open and embracing multiple perspectives. Finally, Dator’s approach to praxis is considered as hypothesis based.

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