Rudolf Joseph Lorenz Steiner was an Austrian born philosopher and architect whose overall goal throughout his extensive career, was to demonstrate that there are no essential limits to human knowledge. His philosophical work aimed to outline the synthesis between spirituality and science and he even coined the term “Spiritual Science”.
After the first world war, he brought forth endeavours such as: Waldorf Education, biodynamic agriculture and anthroposophical medicine.
“Thinking…is no more and no less an organ of perception than the eye or ear. Just as the eye perceives colors and the ear sounds, so thinking perceives ideas." - Rudolf Steiner
Steiner’s most notable ideas include:
- Anthroposophical medicine
- Biodynamic agriculture
- Spiritual science
- Waldorf education
- Holism in science