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Herman Kahn
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The Essential Herman Kahn: In Defense of Thinking (2009 edition), Lexington Books - ISBN: 9780739128282
Herman Kahn
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Thinking about the unthinkable in the 1980s (1984 edition), Simon & Schuster


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Born: February 15, 1922

Died: July 7, 1983 (aged 61)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Scientist, futurist

Bio: Herman Kahn was one of the preeminent futurists of the latter third of the twentieth century. In the early 1970s, he predicted the rise of Japan as a major world power. He was a founder of the Hudson Institute think tank and originally came to prominence as a military strategist and systems theorist while employed at RAND Corporation, USA.

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Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerve give to wisdom.

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