Author Innerarity, Daniel
Title The Future and Its Enemies : In Defense of Political Hope
Imprint Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2012
©2012
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Descript 1 online resource (153 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Cultural Memory in the Present Ser
Cultural Memory in the Present Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction: The Future Taken Seriously -- 1. The Future of Democratic Societies: A Theory of Intergenerational Justice -- 2. The Temporal Landscape of Contemporary Society: A Theory of Acceleration -- 3. How Do We Know the Future? : A Theory of Future Studies -- 4. How Is the Future Decided? : A Theory of Decision -- 5. Who Is in Charge of the Future? : A Theory of Responsibility -- 6. Chronopolitics: A Theory of Social Rhythm -- 7. Politics in a Post-Heroic Society: A Theory of Political Contingency -- 8. The Political Construction of Collective Hope -- Bibliography
An impassioned plea for democratic societies to take the future seriously at a time when all our energies seem focused on the present
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Link Print version: Innerarity, Daniel The Future and Its Enemies : In Defense of Political Hope Palo Alto : Stanford University Press,c2012 9780804775564
Subject Political science -- Philosophy.;Future, The -- Political aspects.;Social prediction
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Alt Author Kingery, Sandra