Lost in the hermeneutic hall of mirrors


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Stevan Harnad
Université du Québec à Montréal
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Critique of Computationalism as merely projecting hermeneutics (i.e., meaning originating from the mind of an external interpreter) onto otherwise intrinsically meaningless symbols. Projecting an interpretation onto a symbol system results in its being reflected back, in a spuriously self-confirming way
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