Tuesday, 28 June 2016

A Cline Between Folk And Scientific Theories

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 565):
As a resource for making sense of experience, the ideation base enables us to construe a range of different theories, commonsense as well as scientific. There is a cline between folk, or commonsense, theories and scientific, or uncommonsense, ones; and at any point along the cline alternative theories may be in competition.