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About the APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers

The APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers is published by the committee on philosophy and computers. Direct all correspondence concerning newsletter content and submission deadlines to the newsletter editor(s). Other inquiries may be directed to Erin Shepherd.


In the latest issue

Volume 19, number 1 (fall 2019)

From the Chair

Featured Articles

“How Many Thoughts Can Fit in the Form of a Proposition?,” S. G. Sterrett

“Consciousness, Engineering, and Anthropomorphism,” Ricardo Sanz

Philosophical Computation: A Mechanistic Account

“Should Physical Computation Be Understood Mechanistically?,” John Symons

“Commentary on Gualtiero Piccinini's Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Perspective,” Martin Roth

“Defending the Mapping Account of Physical Computation,” Frances Egan

“Comments on Gualtiero Piccinini, Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account,” Nico Orlandi

“The Mechanistic Account of Physical Computation: Some Clarifications,” Gualtiero Piccinini

“Philosophical Insights from Computational Studies: Why Should Computational Thinking Matter to Philosophers?,” Gary Mar

News and Notes

“From the Editor,” Peter Boltuc

“DABUS in a Nutshell,” Stephen Thaler

“Five Sessions Organized by the APA Committee on Philosophy and Computers for the 2020 APA Divisional Meetings,” Peter Boltuc

Call for Papers


Submission Guidelines and Information

It is our pleasure to invite all potential authors to submit to the APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers. Committee members have priority since this is the newsletter of the committee, but anyone is encouraged to submit. We publish papers that tie in philosophy and computer science or some aspect of “computers”; hence, we do not publish articles in other subdisciplines of philosophy. All papers will be reviewed, but only a small group can be published.

The area of philosophy and computers lies among a number of professional disciplines (such as philosophy, cognitive science, computer science). We try not to impose writing guidelines of one discipline, but consistency of references is required for publication and should follow the Chicago Manual of Style. Submissions and inquiries should be addressed to the editor, Dr. Peter Boltuc, at pboltu@sgh.waw.pl


Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers

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Philosophy & Computers Vol 01, No. 1 (Fall 2001) PDF (566.33 KB) Administration 1/29/2014
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