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The Worlds of Herman Kahn

The Intuitive Science of Thermonuclear War

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$41.00 • £35.95 • €37.95

ISBN 9780674017146

Publication Date: 04/22/2005


432 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

43 halftones


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  • Prologue: A Matter of Faith
  • 1. How Many Kahns Can There Be?
  • 2. The Cold War Avant-Garde at RAND
  • 3. The Real Dr. Strangelove
  • 4. An Operational but Undetected Capability
  • 5. How to Build a World with Artful Intuition
  • 6. Faith and Insight in War-Gaming
  • 7. The Mineshaft Gap
  • 8. On Thermonuclear War
  • 9. Comedy of the Unspeakable
  • 10. Mass Murder or the Spirit of Humanism?
  • Epilogue: A Comic Philosophy
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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