Lisp is a (family of) general purpose functional programming language(s), based on the lambda calculus, and with the ability to manipulate source code as a data structure.

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Where are functional languages used? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Functional Programming in Commercial Software Which problems domains are more suited to functional programming solutions I just wonder where do functional programming ...
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Why we say Lisp are Human oriented and Fortran are Machine oriented´╝č [closed]

Lisp and Fortran were the trunks of two separate evolutionary trees, one rooted in math and one rooted in machine architecture. I see this in Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the ...