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Rudolf Steiner

Full Name: Rudolf Steiner
Gender: Male
Hometown: Donji Kraljevec,
Born: 1861-02-25
Died: 1925-03-30
Number of Works: 953
Steiner was a philosopher, social thinker, architect, and esotericist.

"Steiner led this movement through several phases. In the first, more philosophically oriented phase, Steiner attempted to find a synthesis between science and mysticism; his philosophical work of these years, which he termed spiritual science, sought to provide a connection between the cognitive path of Western philosophy and the inner and spiritual needs of the human being.

"In a second phase, beginning around 1907, he began working collaboratively in a variety of artistic media, including drama, the movement arts (developing a new artistic form, eurythmy) and architecture, culminating in the building of a cultural center to house all the arts, the Goetheanum.

"After the First World War, Steiner worked with educators, farmers, doctors, and other professionals to develop Waldorf education, biodynamic agriculture, anthroposophical medicine as well as new directions in numerous other practical areas.

"Steiner advocated a form of ethical individualism, to which he later brought a more explicitly spiritual component. He based his epistemology on Johann Wolfgang Goethe's world view, in which 'Thinking … is no more and no less an organ of perception than the eye or ear. Just as the eye perceives colours and the ear sounds, so thinking perceives ideas.' A consistent thread that runs from his earliest philosophical phase through his later spiritual orientation is the goal of demonstrating that there are no essential limits to human knowledge."

ISBN: 0880103736, 9780880103732
Keywords: life, cosmos, human, processes, introduction, spiritual, theosophy
Pages: 256
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 80%

1910. Contents: The Constitution of the Human Being; Reembodiment of the Spirit and Destiny; The Three Worlds; The Path of Knowledge.
ISBN: 088010385X, 9780880103855
Keywords: philosophy, freedom, path, spiritual, thinking, intuitive
Pages: 288
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%

Here Rudolf Steiner provides a path from ordinary thinking to the practice and experience of living thinking. Considered by many to be his most important work.
ISBN: 1855840820, 9781855840829
Keywords: world, conception, modern, basis, freedom, philosophy
Pages: 233
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 100%

Is our sense of freedom merely an illusion? This questio cannot be settled by philosophical argument. It is not simply granted to us. If we want to become free, we have to try through our own inner activity to overcome habits of thought and reach a point of view that recognizes no limits to knowledge, sees through all illusions, and opens the door to an experience of the reality of the spiritual world. This is a special reprint of the acclaimed translation - by Michael Wilson - of Rudolf Steiner's classic work on thinking as a spiritual path.
ISBN: 0880104147, 9780880104142
Keywords: education, waldorf, foundations, lectures, child
Pages: 127
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 80%

As early as 1884, while tutoring a boy with special needs, Steiner began a lifelong interest in applying spiritual knowledge to the practical aspects of life. Steiner originally published the essay at the core of this book in 1907. It represents his earliest ideas on education, in which he lays out the soul spiritual processes of human development, describing the need to understand how the being of a child develops through successive "births," beginning with the physical body's entry into earthly life, and culminating in the emergence of the I-being with adulthood.
ISBN: 0880104279, 9780880104272
Keywords: life, everyday, anthroposophy
Pages: 96
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%

A collection of Rudolf Steiner's best loved lectures containing practical insights for day-to-day living.
ISBN: 0880104090, 9780880104098
Keywords: science, esoteric, outline
Pages: 435
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1855840391, 9781855840393
Keywords: record, akashic, gospel, fifth
Pages: 264
Published: 1968
  • Rating: 100%

From his clairvoyant reading of the Akashic Record—the cosmic memory of all events, actions, and thoughts—Rudolf Steiner was able to speak of aspects of the life of Jesus Christ that are not contained in the four biblical Gospels. Such research can be spoken of as a "fifth gospel." After an intense inner struggle to verify the exact nature of these events, and checking the results of his research, Steiner describes many detailed episodes from the Akashic Record. This new edition has been retranslated and features six lectures never before in English.