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Goethe as the Founder of a New Science of Aesthetics

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This is Rudolf Steiner's very first lecture, given at Vienna, Austria at the Goethe Society in November, 1888. It is included in GA 30 as one of Steiner's imany essays, and also in GA 271 as his first lecture. This lecture/essay was translated by George Metaxa, and edited by Harry Collison. We are grateful to the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung in Dornach, Switzerland for allowing us permission to present this work.

By Rudolf Steiner

Translated by George Metaxa
GA 30

This is Rudolf Steiner's very first lecture, given at Vienna, Austria at the Goethe Society in November, 1888. It is included in GA 30 as one of Steiner's many essays grouped in that GA, the German title of which is, Methodische Grundlagen der Anthroposophie 1884 - 1901. Gesammelte Aufsaetze zur Philosophie, Naturwissenschaft, Aesthetik und Seelenkunde. It is also included in GA 271 as Steiner's first lecture. The title of this lecture series is, Art and the Experiencing of Art, published in German as, Kunst und Kunsterkenntnis. Grundlagen einer neuen Aesthetik. Das Sinnlich-Uebersinnliche in seiner Verwirklichung durch die Kunst.

This lecture/essay was translated from the original German by George Metaxa, and edited by Harry Collison. We are grateful to the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung in Dornach, Switzerland for allowing us permission to present this work. From GA 30, London Reference: S-0001.

Copyright © 1922
This e.Text edition is provided through the wonderful work of:
The Rudolf Steiner Publishing Co.
London
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Thanks to a donation from the C. F. Russell Family Library, this Essay has been made available.

CONTENTS

 Cover Sheet  
Preface to the Second Edition  
 
Steiner's First Lecture  
 
Notes  
Works by Rudolf Steiner  


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