Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Scientific And Metaphysical Models

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 444):
It might be objected that this view leaves no room for scientific or metaphysical models — for example, that we do not allow for the possibility that science has advanced our understanding of the world.  This objection would be misplaced: such models are construed in the ideation base as domain models within the overall meaning potential.