On Progress and Providence

Marchetti C (1977). On Progress and Providence. IIASA Professional Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: PP-77-010

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Abstract

Long term forecasting requires a deep knowledge of the secular mechanisms operating inside a society. A brief historical analysis given here reports on the flow and convergence of the basic concepts and attitudes leading to the blossom of Western science and technology in the last two centuries.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Professional Paper)
Research Programs: Energy Program (ENP)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:44
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2016 15:59
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/745

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