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The Riddle of Man

From the Thinking, Observations, and Contemplations of a Series of German and Austrian Personalities: What They Have Said and Left Unsaid.

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The Riddle of Man

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This first English translation of Rudolf Steiner's Vom Menschenrätsel is by William Lindeman. Vom Menschenrätsel was first published in 1916; the most recent 4th German edition, published by the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland, appeared in 1957 as Bibl.–Nr.20 in the collected works of Rudolf Steiner.

By Rudolf Steiner

GA 20

This first English translation of Rudolf Steiner's Vom Menschenrätsel is by William Lindeman. Vom Menschenrätsel was first published in 1916; the most recent 4th German edition, published by the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland, appeared in 1957 as Bibl.–Nr.20 in the collected works of Rudolf Steiner.

Published in German as: Vom Menschenrätsel. Ausgesprochenes und Unausgesprochenes im Denken, Schauen, Sinnen einer Reihe deutscher und österreichischer Persönlichkeiten, this book was translated by William Lindeman. We present it here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

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CONTENTS

 Cover Sheet  
Contents  
Translator's Introduction  

Foreword and Introduction  
Thought - World, Personality, Peoples  
Addition, for the Second Edition of 1918  

German Idealism's Picture of the World  
Idealism as an Awakening of the Soul: Johann Gottlieb Fichte  
Idealism as a View About Nature and the Spirit: Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling  
German Idealism as the Beholding of Thoughts: Hegel  

A Forgotten Stream in German Spiritual Life  
Pictures from the Thought-Life of Austria  
New Perspectives  

Notes  




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