Investing in fundamental research: for whom? A philosopher's perspective

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Abstract

In this short piece arising from panel discussion at the 2019 FCC Week Conference in Brussels, I briefly review some of the challenges facing large-scale investments in science and the philosophical question that looms large: why care about investing in fundamental research?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Economics of Big Science
Subtitle of host publicationEssays by Leading Scientists and Policy Makers
EditorsHans Peter Beck, Panagiotis Charitos
PublisherSpringer
Pages113-116
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9783030523916
ISBN (Print)9783030523909
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 30 Oct 2020

Publication series

NameScience Policy Reports
PublisherSpringer

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