Accession Number : AD0722285

Title :   Forecasting and Dialectics

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE SYSTEMS COMMAND WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

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

PDF Url : AD0722285

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, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, PHILOSOPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, PROBLEM SOLVING, REASONING, THEORY, USSR

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE