Tuesday, 6 September 2016

The ‘Scientific’ Model Of The Mind Ignores The Interpersonal Dimension

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 603): 
It takes off from the ideational metafunction, but ignores the interpersonal — although our folk perception of consciousness derives from both. Our sense of ourselves as conscious beings … owes as much to the nature of meaning as social action as it does to the nature of meaning as individual reflection.