What was the Purpose of the Goetheanum
What is the Purpose of Anthroposophy
By Rudolf Steiner
The translator is unknown.
Schmidt Number: S-5228
On-line since: 23rd November, 2012
A single lecture given by Rudolf Steiner at Basel on April 9th 1923. It is lecture one of eleven in the lecture series, A Challenge for the Goetheanum and for Anthroposophy, published in German as, Was Wollte das Goetheanum und Was Soll die Anthroposophie? (vol. 84 in the Bibliographic Survey).
This lecture is also known as, The Goetheanum and Anthroposophy, and is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. The translator and transcriptionist are unknown.
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By Rudolf Steiner
Translated by Michael and Elisabeth Tapp
Various Cities, Unknown GA
On-line since: 15th November, 2012
The lectures in this book were published in Switzerland under the following titles:
Der Mensch Als Geist Und Seelenwesen. Forschungen Vom Gesichtspunkte Der Geisteswissenschaft. (Man As A Being Of Spirit And Soul. Lecture given at Stuttgart, Germany, February 25, 1918)
Die Offenbarungen Des Unbewussten Im Seelenleben, Vom Geisteswissenschaftlichen Gesichtspunkte. (The Psychological Expression Of The Unconscious. Lecture given at Stuttgart, Germany, February 26, 1918)
Die Anthroposophische Geisteswissenschaft Und Die Zivilisationsfragen Der Gegenwart. (The Science Of Spirit And Modern Questions. Lecture given at Hilversum, Holland, February 20, 1921)
The translation was made by Michael and Elisabeth Tapp. There is no GA numbers assigned to these lectures. This is the authorized translation for the Western Hemisphere by agreement with the Rudolf Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach-bei-Basel, Switzerland.
By Rudolf Steiner
Translation by John Root, Sr.
On-line since: 8th November, 2012
There are two translations of this work: “Anthroposophy and the Social Question” (Mercury Press, Spring Valley, N.Y.), and “Spiritual Science and the Social Question” in Reincarnation and Immortality (Rudolf Steiner Publications, Blauvelt, N.Y.). The Fundamental Social Law reads: “In a community of human beings working together, the well-being of the community will be the greater, the less the individual claims for himself the proceeds of the work he has himself done, i.e., the more of these proceeds he makes over to his fellow workers, and the more his own requirements are satisfied, not out of his own work done, but out of work done by the others” (Mercury Press translation).
This public lecture, given on October 26, 1905, was translated from German by John Root, Sr. The lecture stems from when Rudolf Steiner was leader of the German Section of the Theosophical Society. It is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. The link for this important lecture series is:
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