What was Rudolf Steiner’s philosophy? Steiner believed that humans once participated more fully in spiritual processes of the world through a dreamlike consciousness but had since become restricted by their attachment to material things. The renewed perception of spiritual things required training the human consciousness to rise above attention to matter.
What is the three fold nature of human beings according to Steiner? According to Steiner (1987), threefoldness is expressed in the body through three organ-systems: the nerve-sense system, the rhythmic system and the metabolic-limb system. In the soul, it is expressed through three groups of functions: forming mental images, judging and feeling-desiring.
What are the principles of anthroposophy? Anthroposophy speaks of the reincarnation of the human spirit: that the human being passes between stages of existence, incarnating into an earthly body, living on earth, leaving the body behind, and entering into the spiritual worlds before returning to be born again into a new life on earth.
What is the sentient soul? 2.1 The Sentient Soul
It is with this part of the soul that the human being starts having a really, non-physical inner life, albeit dependent of the impulses that arrive through the physical body.