Imagination: Scenarios and Alternative Futures

  • Ian Miles
  • Ozcan Saritas
  • Alexander Sokolov
Part of the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies book series (STAIS)


In ForSTI, scenarios are systematic accounts of particular configurations of future possibilities—a scenario is a systematic account (we might say “appraisal”, and people often talk of “vision”) of a possible future state of affairs and the paths of development leading to it. There are many uses for scenarios in ForSTI, for example, to:


Systematic Account Scenario Development Multiple Scenario Alternative Future Scenario Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Miles
    • 1
  • Ozcan Saritas
    • 1
  • Alexander Sokolov
    • 1
  1. 1.Higher School of EconomicsNational Research UniversityMoscowRussia

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