Sophia Institute online Waldorf Certificate Program
Anthroposophy in Everyday Life
Course AEL1: Practical Training in Thought
Lesson 1: Introduction. Practical Thinking. Unpractical Thinking.
Lesson 2: Right Attitude and Proper Feeling for Thinking.
Lesson 3: Real Practice of Thought. Practical Exercises in Thinking I.
Lesson 4: Thinking through Observation.
Lesson 5: Practical Exercises in Thinking II.
Lesson 6: Practical Exercises in Thinking III. Example of a Practical Thinker.
Lesson 7: Practical Exercises in Thinking IV. Focused Thinking.
Lesson 8: Practical Exercises in Thinking V. Painting the Mental Picture.
Lesson 9: Practical Exercises in Thinking VI and VII. Arriving at Conclusions.
Lesson 10: Conclusions and Observations. How Thinking Changes.
Tasks and Assignments for Lesson 1.10.
This final section deals with Steiner's observations and conclusions concerning the practical training in thought.
Please consider this section of the text and write down your thoughts and feelings concerning this section including answering the following questions or completing the tasks.
1. Describe three of Steiner's conclusions.
2. Do you agree or disagree with Steiner's conclusions? Why?
3. Reflect on your own experience. Did the practice of the exercises described have any effect on your thinking? Did it change your thinking? How?
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