**Q: **Is computation any type of calculation that includes both arithmetical and non-arithmetical steps and follows a well-defined model understood and described as? ¶

**A: **Yes, for example, an algorithm.

**Q: **Is computation paramount to the discipline of computer science? ¶

**A: **Yes.

**Q: **Is computation found throughout the works of Hilary Putnam and others? ¶

**A: **Yes.