Philosophy of Freedom, The The Basis for a Modern World Conception


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Are we free, whether we know it or not? Or is our sense of freedom merely an illusion? Rudolf Steiner tackles this age-old problem in a new way. He shows that by taking account of our own activity of thinking, we can know the reasons for our actions. And if these reasons are taken from our world of ideals, then our actions are free, because we alone determine them.

But this freedom cannot be settled for us by philosophical argument. It is not simply granted to us. If we want to become free, we have to strive through our own inner activity to overcome our unconscious urges and habits of thought. In order to do this we must reach a point of view that recognises no limits to knowledge, sees through all illusions, and opens the door to an experience of the reality of the spiritual world. Then we can achieve the highest level of evolution. We can recognise ourselves as free spirits.

This special reprint, featuring the acclaimed translation by Michael Wilson, is being made available in response to public demand.
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Title: Philosophy of Freedom, The The Basis for a Modern World Conception


Categories: Books by Rudolf Steiner,

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 2011

ISBN Number: 1855842661

ISBN Number 13: 9781855842663

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 11863

Keywords: Anthroposophy Free will and determinism Liberty Thinking START Books by Rudolf Steiner,