Monoids, weighted automata and algorithmic philosophy of science

The Algorithmic Thinkers

The Algorithmic Thinkers
original art by Auguste Rodin & Eric Joyner.

If pressed to find a passion and unifying theme behind my interests, I would say that my goal is to emancipate theoretical computer science from the current tyranny of technology and engineering, and restore it to its original position of asking and helping find answers for fundamental questions in science and philosophy. I’ve already written on progress toward an algorithmic theory of biology, wherein I permitted myself to foray into the philosophy of science. I want to continue the expedition with this post because I think that cstheory can be painlessly integrated into philosophy as an extension of analytic philosophy — algorithmic philosophy.
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