Dan Sperber. 2007. Seedless Grapes: Nature and Culture. In Stephen Laurence & Eric Margolis (eds) Creations of the Mind: Theories of Artifacts and their Representation, Oxford UP

“…Domesticated plants and animals have simultaneously biological, cultural, and artifactual functions… How should we describe these functions and their articulation? What are the biological and cultural functions of seedless grapes, or of suntans, and how do these functions interact? In trying to answer such questions, we are led to rethink the relationship between nature and culture, and to reappraise the notion of an artifact….”