Accession Number : AD0722285

Title :   Forecasting and Dialectics,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Bauer,Adolf ; Eichhorn,Wolfgang

Report Date : 19 JAN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The article discusses the need for a systems approach to the problem of forecasting social developments. It attempts to break the problem of forecasting down into the component elements and to the theme to Marxist-Leninist philosophy. It draws conclusions concerning mandatory prerequisites for forecasting and sees systems methods as the key to the successful solution to the forecasting problem.

Descriptors :   (*SOCIOMETRICS, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION), REASONING, POLITICAL SCIENCE, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), THEORY, PROBLEM SOLVING, PHILOSOPHY, USSR

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE