Definition of anthroposophy in English:


Syllabification: an·thro·pos·o·phy
Pronunciation: /ˌanTHrəˈpäsəfē


A formal educational, therapeutic, and creative system established by Rudolf Steiner, seeking to use mainly natural means to optimize physical and mental health and well-being.
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  • He became interested in anthroposophy, a practice similar to homeopathy, created by Rudolph Steiner.
  • Eurythmy is a dance style inaugurated by Rudolf Steiner, the founder of anthroposophy in the 1910s and 20s.
  • Rudolf Steiner, who founded anthroposophy, recognised him as an authentic spiritual master incarnated on the earth.


early 20th century: from anthropo- + Greek sophia 'wisdom'.



Pronunciation: /-pəˈsäfikəl/
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  • I feel compelled to respond to Dr. Hanaway's article on vaccinations from a holistic and anthroposophical perspective.
  • The anthroposophical concept, that pests and diseases are nature's way of getting rid of something that is basically unhealthy, is in itself seen as a warning.
  • These anthroposophical ideas are not necessarily taught as part of the standard Waldorf school curriculum to the students themselves, but apparently are believed by those in charge of the curriculum.

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