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Lewis affirms Dr. Rudolf Steiner's work in this book,
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This review is from: The Abolition of Man: Or Reflections on Education with Special Reference to the Teaching of English in the Upper Forms of Schools (Riddell memorial lectures) (Paperback)
Abolition of Man, dealing with a fundamental question as it does, also has suggestions about Lewis's feelings towards Dr. Rudolf Steiner's work -- namely Anthroposophy. In a way this is more fundamental than the question of the Abolition of Man -- in that Lewis's friend, Owen Barfield, spent many years studying and applying Anthroposophy which Lewis in various ways throughout his life contested. (cf. Pilgrim's Regress, by Lewis) Lewis says in the Abolition that Dr. Steiner may indeed have seen what he claims. This is a curious remark of his -- and I would be interested to know if anyone knows more about this apparent change of heart. For Lewis to begin to affirm Anthroposophy goes much further than the argument of the book to point a direction of restoring Man to the world.