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The Fabulous Future? by Morton Schapiro, Gary Morson

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The Fabulous Future?
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Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN-13: 9780810131965
Number of pages: 244

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In the present volume, the world's leading specialists from diverse fields project developments in their areas of expertise, from religion and the media to the environment and nanotechnology. Will we be happier, and what exactly does happiness have to do with our economic future? Where is higher education heading and how should it develop? And what is the future of prediction itself?

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