Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Philosophy Wire: 600 millions for Science. Good (?) news

_64589574_64589573_thumb[1]Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2012-12-05]: Chancellor George Osborne has announced a £600m injection into the UK's scientific research infrastructure in his Autumn Statement. Science minister David Willetts argued that science is an engine of growth and the Treasury listened. [source: BBC News] Of course he did not tell them the big secret: that this Growth does not have dates or deadlines. In that way they wouldn’t be alarmed when scientists ask for more 600 million next year without delivering any result. They just have to have faith…
 
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