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Truth and Knowledge

Introduction to The Philosophy of Freedom

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Rudolf Steiner
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This work, essentially Steiner's doctoral dissertation, which is subtitled “Introduction to the Philosophy of Freedom.” is just that: an essential work in the foundations of anthroposophy in which the epistemological foundations of spiritual cognition are clearly and logically laid forth.

This is an authorized translation for the Western Hemisphere, and is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

Copyright © 1981
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Title Page of the First Edition of Truth and Knowledge  
 Cover Sheet  
Bibliographical Note  
 Portrait of Rudolf Steiner  
iPreliminary Remarks  
iiKant's Basic Epistemological Question  
iiiEpistemology Since Kant  
ivThe Starting Point of Epistemology  
vCognition and Reality  
viEpistemology Free of Assumptions and Fichte's Science of Knowledge  
viiEpistemological Conclusion  
viiiPractical Conclusion  
 Editorial and Reference Notes  

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