anthroposophy


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a system of beliefs and practices based on the philosophy of Rudolf Steiner

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A philosophy that respects the freedom of individuals, anthroposophy champions inner development and perceptive imagination.
In the beginning of the twentieth century, Sigmund Freud published his studies on the unconscious and the interpretation of dreams, and Rudolf Steiner created a new science, which he defined as anthroposophy, aimed at revealing the spiritual in human beings and in the universe.
These are the biodynamic winemakers, who trace their lineage to Rudolph Steiner, founder of anthroposophy and Waldorf education, who began biodynamics with his now famous Agriculture Course of 1924.
The membership of BPI includes over 260 enterprises with some 72,000 staff: Classic pharmaA-ceutical companies, businesses from biotechnology, phytopharmacy and homeopathy/ anthroposophy as well as pharma service providers.
Having a strong sense of the importance of merging a spiritual science with the modern scientific inclination of the West, however, Steiner abandoned the partnership to form his own branch of theosophy: anthroposophy.
In this book, he mentioned that he was influenced by Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Anthroposophy, an offshoot of Theosophy.
39) These included the Wagnerian art-religion in Bayreuth, Ernst Haeckel's "Monist League," Rudolf Steiner's Anthroposophy, and the dozens of groups associated with the volkisch Bewegung (folkish movement) that called for a new religion "suitable" to the Germanic "race.
Steiner founded a school of philosophy known as anthroposophy, meaning "wisdom of the human being" which he defined as "a way of knowledge--a cognitive path--that leads the spiritual in the human being to the spiritual in the universe.
My own reading in anthroposophy prompted me to ask how this approach relates to imagination, or inspiration, or intuition, all of which are aspects of thinking?
These persons tended to gravitate toward (although not necessarily join) newer or nontraditional religious movements, such as Pentecostal groups, Jehovah's Witnesses, Hare Krishna, Transcendental Meditation, Scientology, Theosophy, or Anthroposophy.
To have produced a work of this kind, with no chance that it would be performed, in the midst of the war, under the rule of a system that branded his music as "degenerate" (entartete) and banned anthroposophy, was the rebellion of a spirit that refused to be overcome.
Russell also notes that Austrian philosopher Rudolph Steiner created a movement at the turn of the 20th century called anthroposophy, which asserted that everything within our surroundings--from architecture to color, sound, and movement--is instrumental to our well-being.
This was why Klaus associated anthroposophy with the occult, and mistrusted both.
Anthroposophy was founded in the early 20th (not 19th) century by an Austrian philosopher, Rudolf Steiner.