Ciba Foundation Symposium - Decision Making in National by London, 1967. De Reuck, Anthony V. S., ; Goldsmith,

By London, 1967. De Reuck, Anthony V. S., ; Goldsmith, Maurice, ; Knight, Julie, ; Ciba Foundation. ; Science of Science Foundation. Symposium on Decision Making in National Science Policy

Chapter 1 Chairman's advent (pages 1–4): Lord Todd
Chapter 2 Scientists within the enviornment (pages 5–25): Sir Solly Zuckerman
Chapter three The Philosophy and perform of nationwide technological know-how coverage (pages 26–43): Alvin M. Weinberg
Chapter four The productiveness of technology in a Society (pages 44–60): J. B. Adams
Chapter five Cost?Benefit research in examine (pages 61–83): C. D. Foster
Chapter 6 Operational learn and nationwide technology coverage (pages 84–98): Russell L. Ackoff
Chapter 7 selection Making in study coverage on the business point (pages 99–113): A. E. Pannenborg
Chapter eight France's medical coverage (pages 114–122): J. Saint?Geours
Chapter nine Observations on nationwide technology coverage in Sweden (pages 123–137): Bror Rexed
Chapter 10 technological know-how coverage Making within the usa (pages 138–188): William D. Carey
Chapter eleven clinical power as an item of research and keep an eye on within the Soviet Union (pages 189–201): G. M. Dobrov
Chapter 12 nationwide learn making plans and examine records: The Case of Hungary (pages 202–221): Alexander Szalai
Chapter thirteen technology coverage Making in Latin the USA, with specific connection with Argentina (pages 222–238): R. L. Cardon
Chapter 14 technology coverage in India (pages 239–261): A. Rahman
Chapter 15 technology coverage in a Small kingdom ? Israel (pages 262–275): Daniel Shimshoni
Chapter sixteen utilising First ideas (pages 283–302): R. Aron

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National Academy of Sciences. Ritterbush, Philip C. (1966). Institutions $Science. A lecture given under the auspices of the Research Policy Program, at Lund University, Sweden. Seaborg, Glenn T. (Chairman) ( I 9 6 0 ) . ScientiJc Progress, the Universities, and the Federal Government. Report of the Panel on Basic Research and Graduate Education, President’s Science Advisory Committee. C. : United States Government Printing Office. Weinberg, Alvin M. (1967). Reflections on Big Science, p. 6 5 ff.

Although there is obviously a connexion between the micro-level and the macro-level of decision, it is by no means true in practice that the transition from one level to the other can be made without large qualitative differences coming in. Weinberg: The issue is not of deciding whether by pouring a lot of money into a field, that field will proliferate ;of course it will. The issue is whether this is a worthwhile thing to do. The judgment of whether it is worthwhile is of the same genre as the judgment that the individual scientist makes when he decides on what his next step will be.

Council for Scientific Policy. Report on Science Policy. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. Committee on the Management and Control of Research and Development ( 1 9 6 1 ) . Report. Chairman, Sir Solly Zuckerman. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. Freeman, C. ( 1 9 6 5 ) . Research and development in electronic capital goods. Xational Institute Economic Review, No. 3 5, pp. 40 -9 I . Handler, Philip ( 1 9 6 7 ) . Federal science policy. Science, 155, 1 0 6 3 - 1 0 6 6 . Quinn, J. E.

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