Georg Unger is the head of the Department of Mathematics and
Astronomy at the Goetheanum Dornach. Born in Stuttgart, Germany, he
was a pupil of the first Waldorf School. He finished extensive
studies in Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy with the doctorate in
Zűrich. After ten years of teaching in Zűrich he became a
Swiss citizen and went in 1955 as a visiting fellow to M.I.T.,
Cambridge, Mass., for studies of Cybernetics with N. Wiener and as
visiting guest to the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton
which gave occasion to meet R. J. Oppenheimer and to visit J. v.
Neumann in Washington for scientific-philosophic discussions.
His publications range from the epistemological foundations of
mathematics and physics to symptomatic discussions of developments in
the field of science.