@misc{cogprints259, title = {The Interpretation of Texts, People and Other Artifacts}, author = {Daniel C Dennett}, year = {1990}, url = {http://cogprints.org/259/}, abstract = {I want to explore four different exercises of interpretation: (1) the interpretation of texts (or hermeneutics), (2) the interpretation of people (otherwise known as "attribution" psychology, or cognitive or intentional psychology), (3) the interpretation of other artifacts (which I shall call artifact hermeneutics), (4) the interpretation of organism design in evolutionary biology--the controversial interpretive activity known as adaptationism.} }