Pre--War Experts

Benedict, Ruth
October 1942
New Republic;10/5/42, Vol. 107 Issue 14, p410
Comments on the predictions of academic experts on the post-war world. Reference to the book "America's Strategy in World Politics," written by Nicholas John Spykman; Practicality of the technique of prediction used by experts; Comparison of these predictions with those made by physical scientists; Observations of the post-war experts as realists; Misinterpretation of the catastrophic proofs by experts; Need to set up a framework within which people can get what confronting to the existing arrangements.


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