Knowledge and information in futurology
Article publication date: 1 April 2000
An account is given of futures research as a scientifically oriented field of knowledge. Its specific contemporary task as a study of transient change of the human society is described and the futures research approach is outlined. A generalization of the concept of knowledge of the standard sciences is presented as a sine qua non to futurology. The relationship between knowledge and information is elaborated and clarified, which makes it possible to better understand the present era as an information age.
Malaska, P. (2000), "Knowledge and information in futurology", Foresight, Vol. 2 No. 2, pp. 237-244. https://doi.org/10.1108/14636680010802582
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