Introduction: algorithmic thought

Fazi, M Beatrice (2021) Introduction: algorithmic thought. Theory, Culture and Society, 38 (7-8). pp. 5-11. ISSN 0263-2764

[img] PDF - Published Version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution.

Download (136kB)


This introduction to a special section on algorithmic thought provides a framework through which the articles in that collection can be contextualised and their individual contributions highlighted. Over the past decade, there has been a growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI). This special section reflects on this AI boom and its implications for studying what thinking is. Focusing on the algorithmic character of computing machines and the thinking that these machines might express, each of the special section’s essays considers different dimensions of algorithmic thought, engaging with a diverse set of epistemological questions and issues.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: algorithm, artificial intelligence, cognition, computation, epistemology, technology, thinking
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Arts and Humanities > Media and Film
Research Centres and Groups: Sussex Humanities Lab
SWORD Depositor: Mx Elements Account
Depositing User: Mx Elements Account
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2022 07:50
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2022 08:00

View download statistics for this item

📧 Request an update