Continuing Education: Social Economics in Camphill

The Social Economics in Camphill speakers series began this Fall with presentations on the “Basic Principles in Social Threefolding” and an “Introduction to Associative Economics” by Seth Jordan. Economic questions and how communities work through them reveal our underlying assumptions about how we relate to one another, our communities, and the world. Concepts of associative economics and social threefolding provide a foundation for people and communities working in the field of Anthroposophic Inclusive Social Development to fruitfully engage in these economic questions.  Seth offered an orientation to economic concepts that will find practical application in the continuing speaker series on Social Economics in Camphill, which will resume in February 2024.

Seth Jordan is a writer and organizer who works with various organizations and groups in the US and abroad. He has worked intensively with Rudolf Steiner’s social insights (often called “social threefolding”) for many years, and has written a 12 lesson distance-learning course on that topic called “Transforming Society” ( He writes about contemporary events — seeking to contextualize them from a whole society perspective — at

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