Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Man or Matter: An Introduction to a Spiritual Understanding of Nature on the Basis of Goethe's Method of Training Observation and Thought” as Want to Read:
Man or Matter: An Introduction to a Spiritual Understanding of Nature on the Basis of Goethe's Method of Training Observation and Thought
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Man or Matter: An Introduction to a Spiritual Understanding of Nature on the Basis of Goethe's Method of Training Observation and Thought

by
4.56  ·  Rating details ·  9 Ratings  ·  1 Review
In this third, enlarged edition of Lehrs' classic study, the reader is led, step by step, to a spiritual-scientific method of investigation. The author demonstrates how one can transcend the boundaries of the physical world to the metaphysical origins of nature and humankind. This is a pioneering new method of training the mind and eye, as well as other human senses, leadi ...more
Paperback, 560 pages
Published January 1st 2014 by Rudolf Steiner Press (first published 1953)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-35
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Healing Toolbox Bruce Dickson
Short version: Lehrs details humankind’s slow progress of dis-identification with physical-material matter and our growing healthy identification with truly human values and a light-filled, humanistic stance. Lehrs shows how the inner life of humankind was never static, but was always in movement.


“The handbook to the Borderlands of Science… fundamental text for science in harmony with nature” ~ Borderland Science Research

Without acrimony or anger, Lehrs reveals how Cartesian-Newtonian science wa
...more
Philip Saenger
rated it it was amazing
Nov 05, 2013
Aich
rated it it was amazing
Jun 15, 2011
Tony Brussat
rated it really liked it
Sep 07, 2014
Rob
rated it it was amazing
Jul 26, 2012
Dan Toft
rated it really liked it
Aug 18, 2008
Jake Banfield
rated it it was amazing
Mar 20, 2015
Jeff Korentayer
rated it it was amazing
Aug 29, 2018
Jan Höglund
rated it liked it
Jun 24, 2018
Jenell
marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2008
Stefan
added it
Nov 25, 2008
Jenna
marked it as to-read
Aug 17, 2011
Bill
marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2012
Pavel
marked it as to-read
Aug 12, 2012
Ricky Zando
marked it as to-read
Apr 05, 2015
Connor Fraser
marked it as to-read
Apr 06, 2015
Ahmed Mohammed
marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2015
Rachael Colling
marked it as to-read
Mar 02, 2017
Tyler Dmytrow
marked it as to-read
Jan 27, 2018
Sarah Herrick
marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2015
Jenna
marked it as to-read
Jul 12, 2012
Thomas Finn
is currently reading it
Dec 08, 2013
Edward Loseman III
marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2015
Beatriz Melo
marked it as to-read
Feb 02, 2017
Berilia
marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2014
Alissa M Aron
is currently reading it
Apr 25, 2015
Wyliam Holder
is currently reading it
Oct 08, 2017
Denis Kitchen
is currently reading it
Oct 11, 2017
Galeno
marked it as to-read
Apr 03, 2016
Sara Modig
marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2018
Antti Hänninen
marked it as to-read
Jun 06, 2018
Marcus Kempe
marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2018
Victor Cirone
marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2018
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »