Rudolf Steiner examines the underlying precepts of the modern scientific approach and its current tools of observation of nature, experimentation, and the use of mathematics to establish quantitative relationships which are then framed as laws. He relates the validity of this approach for examination of the lifeless mineral realm and then describes the different cognitive states that are necessary to scientifically examine the realms of the living and of the conscious.
Anthroposophy and Science was publish in German as, Naturbeobachtung, Experiment, Mathematik und die Erkenntnisstuffen der Geistesforschung. This translation was done by Walter Stuber and Mark Gardner, and was edited by Gladys Hahn and Gerald Karnow, M.D. The cover was designed by Maryann Perlman. We present this document here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. From Bn 324, GA 324, CW 324.
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