Although he does not put it in these terms, and he may quarrel with them, I think the book offers a way of understanding meth as a representational system
, using language, signs, and images that enable us to make sense of the world and the social relations in it.
Therefore, finding someone's preferred representational system
can be of material benefit, (2) so we are talking literally the same language.
The representational system
concerns what is represented in the image.
It is thus a common practice for teachers adopting the C-P-A approach to present abstract mathematical ideas using concrete, pictorial and abstract representations and encouraging students to establish linkages among these external representations to aid students in their development of their internal representational system
of the abstract mathematical idea.
We might even hazard to put it in terms of Godel's famous incompleteness theorems (of formal logic): for any sufficiently complex representational system
, (33) there will always exist truths in that system for which no internal proof exists--for proof, another non-equivalent system must be introduced relative to which one might find the proof.
He claims that this part offers a set of necessary and sufficient conditions for a representational system
to be pictorial.
She shows how the lives and work of these Native women performers illustrate a certain tension between their own investments in playing Indian (i.e., capitalizing on their perceived exoticism) and the roles available to them "within a particular labor and representational system
" (56, 53).
They are used to symbolise aspects of a previously developed representational system
, which is the basis for their meaning.
"The reason market economies have triumphed in rich nations and sputtered in much of the rest of the world is [attributed to those] assets in rich nations that have been integrated into one formal representational system
" is the second assumption advanced by de Soto (cited in Tanh, 2002).
On the dynamics of the representational system
, Sa (1996a, 1996b) explains that, as phenomena, representations are simultaneously stable/mobile, rigid/flexible, and consensual/different between individuals, and those functions are organized according to central and peripheral systems.
"The IPU is deeply saddened by the direct targeting of parliamentarians committed to putting in place a functioning representational system
to help the population as a whole in Somalia," said IPU President Abdelwahad Radi in a press release.
While 180 members of the lower house would be directly elected, 145 others will come through a proportional electoral system as per the proposal of major parties to have 55:45 ratio between the first past the post system and the proportional representational system