Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Cognitive Science Effaces Sensers And Loses Projection

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 595):
Since figures of sensing are reified as participants, the processes of sensing are likewise turned into things, and the participants in sensing, the Sensers, are typically effaced. The Senser/sensing complementarity of the folk model is thus lost, as is the feature of Sensers projecting ideas into existence.