Thursday, January 15, 2015


This blog is cheerfully neglected as I become more active in the development of the field Philosophy of Computer Science itself.  The class that I taught, on the ontology of algorithms, led to a talk, as mentioned before, and also to a full paper on that topic.

This paper, "What An Algorithm Is," has been published in the journal Philsophy & Technology, DOI 10.1007/s13347-014-0184-5 (but not Open Access).  Please see the site of the Commission on the History and Philosophy of Computing for this reference, and more research of interest, under Publications: