Rudolf Steiner

"Man is effective in the world not only through what he does, but above all through what he is."

Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) was founder of Anthroposophy, Waldorf education, biodynamic agriculture, anthroposophical medicine, and Eurythmy.

He characterized anthroposophy as a path of knowledge, to guide "the spiritual in the human being to the spiritual in the universe."

Steiner advocated a form of ethical individualism, with an explicitly spiritual component. He derived his epistemology from Johann Wolfgang Goethe's worldview, where thinking perceives ideas like the eye percieves colors and the ear percieves sounds.

Further reading

Who was Rudolf Steiner? - by Gary Lachman @ Organic e-Prints

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