Computer Science

  • Raymond Turner


The philosophy of computer science [233] is intended to stand to computer science as the philosophies of mathematics [121], biology [95], and technology [75] stand to their respective disciplines. These are instances of what Stuart Shapiro [215] calls the philosophy of X disciplines, and any philosophical investigation of such subjects must begin with some discussion of the discipline itself. In particular, it must aim to expose its subject matter, uncover its core activities, and draw out its distinctive features.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond Turner
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  1. 1.School of Computer Science & Electronic EngineeringUniversity of EssexColchesterUK

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