David Guston: Scientific research can't be adequately funded through philanthropy.
David Guston claims even Nozickian minimal states need to fund scientific research too.
Patrick J. Michaels discusses the public choice aspects of scientific funding, which introduce systematic bias into research.
NIH historian Victoria Harden offers historical examples of successful funding for public health initiatives.
Terence Kealey argues against publicly funded scientific research.
Invited experts debate public funding for science. They consider bias, scientific responsibility, and how politics influences research findings.