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Peter Selg

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Born 1963, Stuttgart.

1986–1993 Study of human medicine at the University of Witten/Herdecke, in Berlin and Zurich. Doctoral thesis: "Attempt to systematize Rudolf Steiner's human physiological ideas. An analysis of the entire lecture and written work (Witten/Herdecke 1995).

1993–2000 Further training as a specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy. Senior physician in the psychiatric department for adolescents and young adults at the Herdecke Community Hospital.

2000–2002 Research associate at the Institute for Applied Epistemology and Medical Methodology (Freiburg).

2002–2006 Head physician at the Ita Wegman Clinic Arlesheim (adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy); since 2006 establishment and management of the Ita Wegman Institute for Basic Anthroposophical Research

Since 2007 professorship for medical anthropology and ethics at the Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences (Alfter near Bonn); teaching in the Studium fundamentale and in the accompanying studies in anthroposophic medicine at the University/Witten-Herdecke

Since 2020, co-leader of the Executive Council of the General Anthroposophical Section of the School of Spiritual Science (Goetheanum)

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Author's Books

After Auschwitz

Reflections on the Future of Medicine

Peter Selg
Translated by Jeff Martin
Paperback
$24.95

The Mystery of the Earth

Essays in the Time of Coronavirus

Paperback
$17.00

The Origins of the Creed of The Christian Community

Its History and Significance Today

Peter Selg
Translated by Matthew Barton
Paperback
$17.95
Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work Series 7

Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work

1924-1925: The Anthroposophical Society and the School for Spiritual Science

Paperback
$35.00
Hardback
$40.00

Spiritual Friendship

Rudolf Steiner and Christian Morgenstern

Peter Selg
Translated by Marsha Post
Paperback
$15.00

The Anthroposophical Society

The Understanding and Continued Activity of the Christmas Conference

Paperback
$20.00
Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work Series 6

Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work

1923: The Burning of the Goetheanum

Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$25.00
Hardback
$30.00

Elisabeth Vreede

Adversity, Resilience, and Spiritual Science

Peter Selg
Translated by Marsha Post
Paperback
$30.00
Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work Series 5

Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work

1919-1922: Social Threefolding and the Waldorf School

Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$35.00
Hardback
$40.00
Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work Series 5

Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work

1919-1922: Social Threefolding and the Waldorf School

Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Hardback
$40.00
Paperback
$35.00

The Child as a Sense Organ

An Anthroposophic Understanding of Imitation Processes

Paperback
$15.00

The Warmth Meditation

A Path to the Good in the Service of Healing

Paperback
$15.00

The Michael School

And the School of Spiritual Science

Peter Selg
Translated by Matthew Barton
Paperback
$18.00
Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work Series 4

Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work

1914–1918: The Years of World War I

Paperback
$35.00
Hardback
$40.00

The Sufferings of the Nathan Soul

Anthroposophic Christology on the Eve of World War I

Paperback
$15.00
Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work Series 3

Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work

1900-1914: Spiritual Science and Spiritual Community

Volume 3 — Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work
Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$35.00
Hardback
$40.00
Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$35.00
Hardback
$40.00
Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work Series 1

Rudolf Steiner, Life and Work

1861–1890: Childhood, Youth, and Study Years

Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$35.00
Hardback
$40.00

The Lord's Prayer and Rudolf Steiner

A Study of His Insights into the Archetypal Prayer of Christianity

Peter Selg
Translated by Matthew Barton
Paperback
$17.95

The Destiny of the Michael Community

Foundation Stone for the Future

Paperback
$15.00

Spiritual Resistance

Ita Wegman, 1933-1935

Peter Selg
Translated by Matthew Barton
Paperback
$30.00

Honoring Life

Medical Ethics and Physician-Assisted Suicide

Paperback
$15.00

The Last Three Years

Ita Wegman in Ascona, 1940-1943

Peter Selg
Translated by Rory Bradley
Paperback
$20.00

From Gurs to Auschwitz

The Inner Journey of Maria Krehbiel-Darmstädter

Peter Selg
Translated by Matthew Barton
Paperback
$30.00

Crisis in the Anthroposophical Society

And Pathways to the Future

Paperback
$25.00

Rudolf Steiner's Foundation Stone Meditation

And the Destruction of the Twentieth Century

Peter Selg
Translated by Pauline Wehrle
Paperback
$25.00

The Culture of Selflessness

Rudolf Steiner, the Fifth Gospel, and the Time of Extremes

Paperback
$15.00

Rudolf Steiner and the School for Spiritual Science

The Foundation of the "First Class"

Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$15.00

I Am for Going Ahead

Ita Wegman's Work for the Social Ideals of Anthroposophy

Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$15.00

The Mystery of the Heart

The Sacramental Physiology of the Heart in Aristotle, Thomas Aqinas, and Rudolf Steiner

Peter Selg
Translated by Dana Fleming
Paperback
$30.00

Christ and the Disciples

The Destiny of an Inner Community

Paperback
$15.00

I Am Different from You

How Children Experience Themselves
and the World in the Middle of Childhood

Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$12.00

The Creative Power of Anthroposophical Christology

An Outline of Occult Science – The First Goetheanum – The Fifth Gospel – The Christmas Conference

Paperback
$25.00

The Fundamental Social Law

Rudolf Steiner on the Work of the Individual and the Spirit of Community

Paperback
$15.00

Rudolf Steiner's Intentions for the Anthroposophical Society

The Executive Council, the School for Spiritual Science, and the Sections

Paperback
$15.00

The Path of the Soul after Death

The Community of the Living and the Dead as Witnessed
by Rudolf Steiner in his Eulogies and Farewell Addresses

Paperback
$20.00

Unbornness

Human Pre-existence and the Journey toward Birth

Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$15.00

The Agriculture Course, Koberwitz, Whitsun 1924

Rudolf Steiner and the Beginnings of Biodynamics

Paperback
$26.00

Rudolf Steiner and the Fifth Gospel

Insights into a New Understanding of the Christ Mystery

Paperback
$20.00

Rudolf Steiner as a Spiritual Teacher

From Recollections of Those Who Knew Him

Paperback
$15.00

The Figure of Christ

Rudolf Steiner and the Spiritual Intention behind the Goetheanum's Central Work of Art

Peter Selg
Translated by Matthew Barton
Paperback
$12.00
Karl König Archive Series 4

The Child with Special Needs

Letters and Essays on Curative Education

Paperback
$25.00
Karl König Archive Series 3

Ita Wegman and Karl König

Letters and Documents

Paperback
$20.00

A Grand Metamorphosis

Contributions to the Spiritual-Scientific Anthropology and Education of Adolescents

Paperback
$15.00

The Therapeutic Eye

How Rudolf Steiner Observed Children

Paperback
$15.00
Karl König Archive Series 2

Karl König's Path into Anthroposophy

Reflections from his Diaries

Peter Selg and Karl König
Introduction by Peter Selg
Paperback
$18.00
Karl König Archive Series 1

Karl König: My Task

Autobiography and Biographies

Paperback
$18.00

The Art of Colour and the Human Form

Seven Motif Sketches of Rudolf Steiner: Studies by Gerard Wagner

Rudolf Steiner and Gerard Wagner
Illustrated by Gerard Wagner
Edited by Peter Stebbing
Foreword by Peter Selg
Hardback
$50.00

Educating Traumatized Children

Waldorf Education in Crisis Intervention

Bernd Ruf
Preface by Peter Selg
Translated by Margot Saar
Paperback
$25.00