“The universality of hermeneutics propounded by Hans-Georg Gadamer clearly takes its starting point from this Heideggerian ontological center of the hermeneutic protopraxis of life, and not from the universal literacy and legibility of our present advanced literate culture, as it is sometimes suggested, although this literary ethos clearly serves to sustain such a universal hermeneutics”
Fonte: KISIEL, Theodore. A hermeneutics of the natural sciences? The debate updated. Man and World, vol. 30, 1997, p. 331.