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The Future of Science

Published 1967

by Olaf Helmer-Hirschberg


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The application of the techniques of the physical sciences to the social sciences, coupled with the increasing capability and refinement of the computer, is presented as a possible method of solving socio-political problems in the future. The increasingly symbiotic relationship between man and machine as well as the refinement of interdisciplinary, operations-analytical techniques in the social sciences, particularly the Delphi technique and game theory, will produce breakthroughs and new forms of procedure in the scientific establishment.

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