On the Foundations of Computing. Computing as the Fourth Great Domain of Science [Book Review]

Global Philosophy 33 (1):1-12 (2023)
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Abstract

This review essay analyzes the book by Giuseppe Primiero, On the foundations of computing. Oxford: Oxford University Press (ISBN 978-0-19-883564-6/hbk; 978-0-19-883565-3/pbk). xix, 296 p. (2020). It gives a critical view from the perspective of physical computing as a foundation of computing and argues that the neglected pillar of material computation (Stepney) should be brought centerstage and computing recognized as the fourth great domain of science (Denning).

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Gordana Dodig Crnkovic
Chalmers University of Technology