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A system of beliefs and practice based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner and maintaining that by correct training and personal discipline one can attain experience of the spiritual world.
an′thro·po·soph′i·cal (-pə-sŏf′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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(Alternative Belief Systems) the spiritual and mystical teachings of Rudolph Steiner, based on the belief that creative activities such as myth making, which formed a part of life in earlier times, are psychologically valuable, esp for educational and therapeutic purposes
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an•thro•pos•o•phy(ˌæn θrəˈpɒs ə fi)
a spiritual and mystical philosophy based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner.
[1910–15; < German]
an`thro•po•soph′i•cal (-pəˈsɒf ɪ kəl) an`thro•po•soph′ic, adj.
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a movement developed from theosophy by Rudolf Steiner, Austrian social philosopher, to develop the faculty of cognition and the awareness of spiritual reality, — anthroposophist, n. — anthroposophical, adj.See also: Mankind
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From the Greek “anthropos,” meaning man, and sophia,” meaning wisdom. Rudolf Steiner said anthroposophy should mean awareness of one’s humanity.
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