Steiner

[ stahy-ner; German shtahy-nuhr ]
/ ˈstaɪ nər; German ˈʃtaɪ nər /

noun

Ja·kob [yah-kawp] /ˈyɑ kɔp/,1796–1863, Swiss mathematician.
Ru·dolf [roo-dawlf] /ˈru dɔlf/,1861–1925, Austrian social philosopher: teacher of the spiritual doctrines of anthroposophy.

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Steiner
/ (ˈstaɪnə, German ˈʃtainər) /

noun

Rudolf (ˈruːdɔlf). 1861–1925, Austrian philosopher, founder of anthroposophy. He was particularly influential in educationSee also anthroposophy
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