About the Authors
Florian Sydow is Co-founder of Kahumana Farm & Community located on Oahu in Hawaii, thirty years in building and design work, and Vice Chairman of the Anthroposophical Society in Hawaii.
Dr. Gopi Krishna Vijaya is from Bangalore, India. He has completed his undergraduate physics training from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India), and his PhD in Physics (Solar Energy) from the University of Houston in 2014. He is currently engaged in the Postdoctoral Research of the Reciprocal System of Physics – a way to inculcate Goethean thought into modern physics – in Salt Lake City, USA.
His work spans several subjects and is mainly focused on their connection to spiritual science. Some samples of his work include:
- Projective Geometry and its significance in Architecture (2-day workshop)
- Technology and the Laws of Thought (on computers – published in the Waldorf Research Bulletin)
- What is India? (On the Threefold nature of the Indian subcontinent, published online)
- Living nature of Liberty (study of ideas behind Libertarianism)
- Several papers in Physics with regard to Goethean Science, foundations of astronomy, calculus, and the Reciprocal System of physics theory. (available online)
In the natural scientific domain, he has been the author of 13 journal publications in experimental and theoretical semiconductor physics, presented his work in multiple international conferences (IEEEPVSC, SPIE etc.), served as a research mentor for a number of students, worked with the Port of Galveston Solar Project and collaborated with MIT, Cal Tech, Imperial College London, University of New South Wales and the University of Tokyo among others in an International Consortium for Solar Energy.
Andrew Linnell is a 42 year veteran of the computer industry and a graduate of the University of Michigan (MSE ’73) and Emerson College, England (’79). A member of the Anthroposophical Society since 1979, he is president of the Boston Branch, faculty member for the Village University of Concord, and member of the School for Spiritual Science. He has spoken to branches and libraries throughout the USA and abroad on various topics from Quantum Physics to Christian Mysticism to Art History.