The many aspects of anticipation

  title={The many aspects of anticipation},
  author={Roberto Poli},
  • R. Poli
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Foresight
Purpose – After summarizing the theories of anticipation proposed over the past century, the paper aims to distinguish between anticipation as an empirical phenomenon and the conditions that make anticipation possible. The paper's first part seeks to show that many scholars from various research fields worked on the many nuances of anticipation. The paper's second part seeks to discuss the difference between the capacity of anticipation and the nature of systems able to exhibit anticipatory… Expand
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