FOSS and the Philosophers
Aug 12, 2007, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"I used to think of myself as something of a rare bird--a
philosopher and software developer with a keen interest in the Free
and Open Source Software (FOSS) movements. But as I discovered at
last month's North American Computers and Philosophy (NA-CAP)
conference in Chicago, there are many with similar interests.
"The conference, held at Loyola University Chicago, featured
keynotes by Richard Stallman, of GNU fame, and philosopher Peter
Suber, an advocate of the Open Access (OA) movement in scholarly
journals. Academic philosophers and computer scientists from North
America, Europe, and Africa traveled to Chicago to attend the
conference and present their research..."