THE PHILOSOPHY OF FREEDOM

The Basis for a Modern World Conception

Are we free, whether we know it or not? Or is our sense of freedom merely an illusion? Rudolf Steiner tackles this age-old problem in a new way. He shows that by taking account of our own activity of thinking, we can know the reasons for our actions. And if these reasons are taken from our world of ideals, then our actions are free, because we alone determine them.

Autor
Rudolf Steiner (Trans. M. Wilson)

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Rudolf Steiner Press

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9781855842663


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But this freedom cannot be settled for us by philosophical argument. It is not simply granted to us. If we want to become free, we have to strive through our own inner activity to overcome our unconscious urges and habits of thought. In order to do this we must reach a point of view that recognises no limits to knowledge, sees through all illusions, and opens the door to an experience of the reality of the spiritual world. Then we can achieve the highest level of evolution. We can recognise ourselves as free spirits.

This special reprint, featuring the acclaimed translation by Michael Wilson, is being made available in response to public demand.

Translated by M. Wilson
 
Taschenbuch: 264 Seiten
Verlag: Rudolf Steiner Press (1. November 2011)
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN-10: 1855842661
ISBN-13: 978-1855842663
Größe und/oder Gewicht: 0,7 x 18,6 x 24,2 cm
RUDOLF STEINER (1861–1925) became a respected and well-published scientific, literary, and philosophical scholar, particularly known for his work on Goethe’s scientific writings. At the beginning of the twentieth century, he began to develop his earlier philosophical principles into an approach to methodical research of psychological and spiritual phenomena. His multifaceted genius has led to innovative and holistic approaches in medicine, philosophy, religion, education (Waldorf schools), special education (the Camphill movement), economics, agriculture (biodynamics), science, architecture, and the arts (drama, speech and eurythmy). In 1924 he founded the General Anthroposophical Society, which has branches throughout the world.
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