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Deanthropomorphized Pancomputationalism and the Concept of Computing

Published Online: 28 Mar 2019
Volume & Issue: Volume 44 (2019) - Issue 1 (March 2019)
Page range: 45 - 54
Received: 20 Jun 2018
Accepted: 11 Dec 2018
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Abstract

Pancomputationalism is quite a wide-ranging concept, but most of its variants, either implicitly or explicitly, rely on Turing’s conceptualizations of a computer and computing, which are obvious anthropomorphisms. This paper questions the concept of pancomputationalism based on Turing computing and asks what concept of computation can be used to avoid the constrains of anthropomorphisations.

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