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Title An Agenda for the 21st century / [compiled by] Rushworth M. Kidder.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1987.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.49 Ag35 1987    ---  Available
Description xxii, 216 p. : ports. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. xxii) and index.
Note "The interviews in this book were originally published as a series in the Christian Science monitor"--T.p. verso.
Contents Foreword / Katherine Fanning -- Introduction : Toward a new agenda -- Part One. Attempting the impossible : Mortimer Adler : Philosopher of practical wisdom - Sissela Bok : Grappling with principles - Shuichi Kato : Encouraging compassion - Michael K. Hooker : Metaphysics and meaningfulness -- Part Two. Reasonable discourse : Norman Cousins : Creating institutions - Barbara W. Tuchman : An age of disruption - Paul Johnson : Classical values for modern times - Hanna H. Gray : Demography as destiny - Amitai Etzioni : Seeking the center -- Part Three : A search for balance : Marina Whitman : Ringside at the economy - Douglas Fraser : Paying the piper - Robert S. McNamara : Traditional values, high-leverage issues
Part Four : Global science, global visions : Abdus Salam : Closing the great divide - Freeman Dyson : Colonizing the universe - Theodore J. Gordon : Better mousetrapping, better ideas - David Packard : Common problems, common sense -- Part Five : A world made of grace : Lloyd Richards : Fitting it all together - Andrei Voznesensky : Needing the unexpectable - Carlos Fuentes : The Gruyere cheese of progress -- Part Six. Admirable models : Olusegun Obasanjo : Waking the slumbering giant - Jimmy Carter : Meaningful alternatives - Richard von Weizsacker : Preserving nature -- Part Seven. An Agenda for the 21st century.
Subject Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Indexed Term World Social conditions Forecasts - Texts
Added Author Kidder, Rushworth M.
Added Title Agenda for the twenty-first century.
ISBN 0262111284

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