The Kingdom of Childhood: Lecture 7 of 7: Lecture delivered in Torquay, England on August 19, 1924; from The Collected Works of Rudolf Steiner

The Kingdom of Childhood: Lecture 7 of 7: Lecture delivered in Torquay, England on August 19, 1924; from The Collected Works of Rudolf Steiner

by Rudolf Steiner
     
 

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This lecture is part of the collection "The Kingdom of Childhood" by Rudolf Steiner. Steiner (1861-1925) was an Austrian philosopher, social reformer, architect, and esotericist. He gained initial recognition as a literary critic and cultural philosopher. At the beginning of the 20th century, he founded a spiritual movement, Anthroposophy. He is considered the father… See more details below

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This lecture is part of the collection "The Kingdom of Childhood" by Rudolf Steiner. Steiner (1861-1925) was an Austrian philosopher, social reformer, architect, and esotericist. He gained initial recognition as a literary critic and cultural philosopher. At the beginning of the 20th century, he founded a spiritual movement, Anthroposophy. He is considered the father of Waldorf education, biodynamic agriculture, anthroposophical medicine and spiritual science. Between seven and fourteen soul qualities are paramount. Beginnings of science teaching from twelfth year only, and connected with real phenomena of life. The problem of fatigue. Wrong conceptions of psychologists. The rhythmic system, predominant in second period, never tires. Rhythm and fantasy. Composition. Sums from real life, not abstractions. Einstein's theory. The kindergarten-imitation of life. Teachers' meetings, the heart of the school. Every child to be in the right class for its age. Importance of some knowledge of trades, e.g., shoemaking, handwork, and embroidery. Children's reports-characterization, but no grading. Contact with the parents. The entire Collected Works of Rudolf Steiner are available from SteinerBooks.

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ISBN-13:
9780880107754
Publisher:
Steiner
Publication date:
06/01/1995
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NOOK Book
Pages:
19
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