anthroposophy

noun
an·​thro·​pos·​o·​phy | \ ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpä-sə-fē How to pronounce anthroposophy (audio) \

Definition of anthroposophy

: a 20th century religious system growing out of theosophy and centering on human development

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Other Words from anthroposophy

anthroposophist \ -​sə-​fist How to pronounce anthroposophist (audio) \ noun

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The center was based on anthroposophy, a philosophy developed by Rudolf Steiner that takes a holistic approach to mental health, education and agriculture. Andrew Brenner, New York Times, "Security Tightened in Paris for French Open MAY 20, 2016," 21 May 2016

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First Known Use of anthroposophy

1916, in the meaning defined above

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