[RSArchive Icon]
Rudolf Steiner Archive Section Name Rudolf Steiner Archive Home

Physiology and Therapeutics

Rudolf Steiner

Four lectures given in Dornach,
October 7 – 9,
GA 314

This is the first edition of Physiology and Therapeutics, a new translation of four lectures given in Dornach, October 7–9, 1920, appearing in German as Physiologisch-Therapeutisches auf Grundlage der Geisteswissenschaft in the volume of the same title, Bibliographie-Nr. 314, published by the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland, 1975. The translation is from the most recent German edition and is by Alice Wulsin and Gerald Karnow.

Copyright © 1986
This e.Text edition is provided through the wonderful work of:
The Mercury Press
Book Cover Image

Some editions and/or translations of this book are available for purchase from:

search for related titles available for purchase at Amazon.com! Find more information at Google Book Search.

Thanks to an anonymous donation, this lecture series is now available.


 Cover Sheet  
 About the Transcripts of Lectures  
  An extract from Rudolf Steiner, an Autobiography, Chapter 35, pp. 386-388, Second Edition, 1980, Steinerbooks, New York.
Lecture I Dornach 7th October, 1920
  Hypothetical and phenomenological science; Schelling's "To know nature means to create nature"; indications of new methods in science.
II Lecture II Dornach 8th October, 1920
  Creative activity within the human being; transformation of growth forces into soul forces; childhood illnesses and illnesses in later life; physical illness and mental illness; seat of mental illness in organs.
III Lecture III Dornach 9th AM October, 1920
  Sound basis for therapy; threefold organization of man and its relation to soul-life; breakdown processes and upbuilding processes; plant metamorphosis and its relation to remedies; betula alba.
IV Lecture IV Dornach 9th PM October, 1920
  Ego-activity and physical ego-scaffolding; phosphorus in human being; rickets; effect of salts in human being; use of massage; human reproduction; male and female principles.

The Rudolf Steiner Archive is maintained by:
The e.Librarian: elibrarian@elib.com