>Einstein has said that learning doesn't come from experience. Many
>from Semiotics and related schools of thought would also say that
>learning comes from what precedes experience. Information theory
>suggests that theory provides information from experience and not the
>other way around.
But Michael, isn't this a bit of a 'chicken and egg' argument? If
experience helps shape the theories I use to interperet the world (i.e.,
experience), then can't I legitimately argue that 'learning follows _as
well as_ precedes experience'?
-- Duncan Sutherland firstname.lastname@example.org