from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A system of beliefs and practice based on the teachings of Rudolph Steiner and maintaining that by correct training and personal discipline one can attain experience of the spiritual world.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Human wisdom; knowledge or understanding of human nature.
- n. A spiritual movement inaugurated by Rudolf Steiner (also capitalized as Anthroposophy).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Knowledge of the nature of man; hence, human wisdom.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Knowledge of the nature of man; acquaintance with man's structure and functions, comprehending anatomy and physiology.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a system of beliefs and practices based on the philosophy of Rudolf Steiner; it claims to integrate the practical and psychological in child-centered education
anthropo- + (theo)sophy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
anthropo- + -sophy, from a Renaissance Latin anthroposophia (attested in Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, d. 1535 and Thomas Vaughan, d. 1666), popularized from the 1910s via German Anthroposophie (Rudolf Steiner, 1861–1925). (Wiktionary)