|Below can be found a number of links.
As far as the Philosophy of Science
is concerned, the links are related to the epistemological basis of anthroposophy
as the basis of Waldorf education, and the relation of anthroposophy to
the natural sciences as they have developed during the last centuries.
The links on Goetheanism
relate to books, articles and research institutes working out of or in
the spirit of a Goetheanistic approach to man and nature. It constitutes
a complementary approach to that dominating in the natural sciences today
and in general is integrated as such in the curriculum in Waldorf schools.
The links on Waldorf education
and anthroposophy point to sites on both subjects and on the relation
between them. Though the anthroposophical understanding of man and nature
constitutes the basis Waldorf education, it is not as such taught at Waldorf
PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
of Freedom by Rudolf Steiner, founder of Waldorf education.
Steiner's Spiritual Epistemology by Mark Hancock, Sewanee Senior Philosophy
Essays, 1999, The University of the South, Tennessee.
is Science? - on anthroposophy from a Philosophy of Science perspective
by Sune Nordwall. Paper at the Institution of Philosophy of Science, University
of Gothenburg , Sweden, 1980.
Mysticism to a Modern Spiritual Cognition by Prof
Robert A. McDermott, California Institute
of Integral Studies.
as Spiritual Discipline by Prof Robert A. McDermott, California Institute
of Integral Studies.
GOETHEANISM AND GOETHEAN
Studies by Denis Klocek, Goethean
Studies Program at Rudolf Steiner College, Fair Oaks, California.
is Goethean Science? by David Eyes.
Science with a short biography
Soul into Science (Preface)
by Michael Friedjung, Research Director at the French National Center for
Scientific Research (CNRS).
comes to New York by Judith Krischik, Info3.
for anthroposophical and Goethean approaches to Science compiled by
David J. Heaf.
Institute, Ghent, New York, USA.
Institute, Driebergen, the Netherlands.
for Flow Sciences, Herrischried, Germany.
Research Institute, Jaerna, Sweden.
Darwinism in the Spirit of Goethe's Science: A Philosophical Perspective
on theWorks of Adolf Portmann by Hjalmar Hegge, Department of Philosophy,
University of Oslo.
a Holistic Biology by Bruce K. Kirchoff, Department of Biology, University
of North Carolina.
the Arts and the Humanities: Connections and Collisions. 2001 Sigma
Xi Forum, November 8-9, 2001.
Goethean Science at Schumacher College. Why we need a new Science.
by Natasha Myers, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
with Goethe - Germany's greatest sage is a Green as ever by Jon Spayde,
Rediscovery of "Organism" by Prof Brian Goodwin, Info3, based on a
lecture delivered at the Goetheanum Congress Birth and Death in Vienna,
Austria on Sept. 25, 1997.
the Animal Whole: The Example of the Horse and Lion by Craig Holdredge,
Way of Science: A Phenomenology of Nature, edited by David Seamon and
Arthur Zajonc (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1998.
Intelligence, on the whole-organism biology of the elephant by Craig
Holdredge, Nature Institute.
biology or materialistic reductionism? a review of Brian Goodwin's
How the Leopard Changed Its Spots by Ph D Johannes Wirz, Research Laboratory,
The nature and role of the
heart in man. Some comments on the heart as an intermediary organ from
a systems biological perspective. By Sune Nordwall and Robert Mays.
and his opponents by Rudolf Steiner, J. C. C. Bruns’ Verlag,
Minden i. W, 1900.
as Process or Dogma? The Case of the Peppered Moth by Craig Holdredge,
Elemente der Naturwissenschaft 70: 39-51, 1999.
Bolkian view on human evolution by Joseph Verhulst, author of 'Der
Erstgeborene' (The firstborn) (Verlag Freies Geistesleben,1999).
Descent of Man? by Paul Carline, Southern
Cross Review, nr 5, 2000.
as a Property of Mind by Don Cruse, Southern Cross review, nr 9, 2000.
GENETICS AND GENETIC ENGINEERING
Biologists Ask: "Are Genes Everything?" by Sandra Blakeslee, New York
Times, September 2, 1997.
Beyond Genes - Reflections on the Human Genome Project by Craig Holdrege
and Johannes Wirz, In: Context, The Nature Institute, Spring 2001.
Genes and World Hunger: Let them eat Transgenic Rice? by Craig Holdrege
and Steve Abbot, Netfuture,
Technology and Human Responsibility, July 6, 2000.
and the Manipulation of Life The Forgotten Factor of Context by Craig
Holdrege, Lindisfarne Press, 1996.
publications by Craig Holdrege
on Genetics and Biotechnology
Forum for Genetic Engineering. A number of articles online, in English,
Aristotelian interpretation of quantum mechanics by Joseph Verhulst,
Geometry, an introduction by Nick Thomas.
in Projective Geometry by Dwayne Alvis and Wanda Nabors.
to Pythagoras, Rediscovering Sacred Science, Ed: Christopher Bamford,
LIGHT AND COLOR THEORY
Experimentation: Goethe, Land, and Color Theory by Neil Ribe and Friedrich
Steinle, Physics Today, July 2002.
color theory as part of a
collection of articles on color theory by Enigmation Design &Graphics.
- a Phenomenological Approach by Raimo Rask
the Light. The entwined History of Light and Mind, Oxford University
Press, New York, 1993 by Arthur Zajonc. Reviews: at Amazon Books, by Hannah
M.G. Shapero, Bobby Maherne, Book digests.
one hour video interview with Arthur Zajonc on Catching the Light and
Anthroposophy October 20, 2001 at "Thinking
MASS MEDIA AND COMPUTERS, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE
TO CHILDHOOD AND EDUCATION
up a Toxic Childhood by Joan Almon, (now former) Coordinator of the
for Childhood in the United States.
Gold: A Critical Look at Computers in Childhood. Report of the Alliance
for Childhood. Netfuture, September 12, 2000.
computer delusion by Todd Oppenheimer, The Atlantic Monthly; July 1997.
of papers on computers in education and other issues by Valdemar W.Setzer,
Dept. of Computer Science Institute of Mathematics and Statistics University
of São Paulo, Brazil.
Virtual to Real by Stephen L. Talbott (published in The
Future Does Not Compute: Transcending the Machines in Our Midst, Sebastopol
(Ca): O'Reilly & Associates 1995.)
WALDORF EDUCATION AND ANTHROPOSOPHY
For some pages on Waldorf education in US and its
relation to anthroposophy, see the main sites on Waldorf education at the
main page at this site on resources, on or
related to Waldorf education.
For info on anthroposophy in US, see the sites
of the Anthroposophical Society
and the Anthroposophical movement
in America. For a sister site in UK, see here.
For online works by Rudolf Steiner, see the
Rudolf Steiner Archive.
Literature on Waldorf education and anthroposophy
(Anthroposophic Press), USA
Steiner Press, UK