Edited by Leo Howe and Alan Wain
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993, pp. v+195.
ISBN: 0521-41323-0 hardback.
Available from CUP online. Discounted copies, available to Darwin College members only, may be ordered from the Master's Secretary.
This volume contains revised versions of the lectures given in 1991 in the sixth annual series of Darwin College Lectures.
It has been translated into Italian as Il Futuro, published by Edizione Dedalo, Bari.
- Introduction: Predicting the future
Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
- 1 The future of the universe
Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, University of Cambridge
- 2 Chaos
Professor of Mathematics, University of Warwick
- 3 Comets and the world's end
Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge
- 4 Predicting the economy
Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge
- 5 The medical frontier
Professor of Medical Law and Ethics, King's College London
- 6 Divine providence in late antiquity
Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine Studies, King's College London
- 7 Buddhist prediction: how open is the future?
Boden Professor of Sanskrit, University of Oxford
- 8 The last judgement
Lecturer in the Philosophy of Religion, University of Cambridge