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Philosophy of Spiritual Activity

Fundamentals of a Modern World Conception

By Rudolf Steiner

GA 4

Sixth edition, based on the original authorized Translation by Prof. and Mrs. R. F. Alfred Hoernlé, revised and amended by Hermann Poppelbaum, Phil.D.

This volume is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

Copyright © 1939
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CONTENTS

Cover Sheet
Editor's Note to the 1st Translated Edition
Extract to Editor's Note to 2nd Edition
Editor's Preface to the 4th Edition, 1939
Preface to the Revised Translation, 1939
Contents
Preface to the Revised Edition, 1918
Seelische Beobachtungs
 
SCIENCE OF SPIRITUAL ACTIVITY (FREEDOM)
 
I. CONSCIOUS HUMAN ACTION  
II. THE DESIRE FOR KNOWLEDGE  
III. THINKING AS THE INSTRUMENT OF KNOWLEDGE  
IV. THE WORLD AS PERCEPT  
V. THE ACT OF KNOWING (COGNIZING) THE WORLD  
VI. HUMAN INDIVIDUALITY  
VII. ARE THERE LIMITS TO KNOWLEDGE  
 
THE REALITY OF SPIRITUAL ACTIVITY (FREEDOM)
 
VIII. THE FACTORS OF LIFE  
IX. THE IDEA OF FREEDOM  
X. MONISM AND THE PHILOSOPHY OF SPIRITUAL ACTIVITY  
XI. WORLD-PURPOSE AND LIFE-PURPOSE (THE DESTINATION OF MAN)  
XII. MORAL IMAGINATION (DARWINISM AND MORALITY)  
XIII. THE VALUE OF LIFE (OPTIMISM AND PESSIMISM)  
XIV. INDIVIDUALITY AND GENUS  
 
ULTIMATE QUESTIONS
 
XV. THE CONSEQUENCES OF MONISM  
 
APPENDICES
 
I. ADDITION TO THE REVISED EDITION OF 1918  
II. REVISED INTRODUCTION TO THE EDITION OF 1894  



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