Sunday, 31 July 2016

One Of The Failings Of Cognitive Science

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 583-4):
The grammar of everyday discourse thus clearly points to the significance of interpersonal meaning in the way we construct ourselves — the self is not only construed but it is also enacted. Cognitive scientists, however, have derived their object of study, and their model of this object from the ideational perspective alone, failing to take the interpersonal perspective — that of enacting — into account.