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Volume 10 of Rudolf Steiner's Complete Works
Section of the the Complete Works:
Written Work: Published Books

German Title:

Wie erlangt man Erkenntnisse der höheren Welten?

Title in Literal English Translation:

How Does One Attain Knowledge of Higher Worlds?

Notes on the German Editions:

Written as articles for the periodical Lucifer-Gnosis' between 1904 and 1905.
First book edition in 1905.

Known Lecture Dates in the German Volume:

This volume contains written works, not lectures.


English Publishing History:

Title: How to know Higher Worlds - A Modern Path of Initiation

Complete German volume?: Yes
Publisher: Anthroposophic Press
Most Recent Year Published: 1994
Year of original Copyright: 1994
ISBN: 0-88010-372-8
Translator(s): Chris Bamford
Number of Lectures:
Number of Pages: 259
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: See also "Knowledge of Higher Worlds".?>

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Title: Initiation and its Results - A Sequel to "The Way of Initation"

Complete German volume?: Yes
Publisher: Macoy
Most Recent Year Published: 1916
Year of original Copyright: 1910
ISBN: none
Translator(s): Clifford Bax
Number of Lectures:
Number of Pages: 134
Book Type: Hard Cover

Comments: Translation of articles that originally appeared in the periodical "Luzifer" and were later published as "Knowledge of Higher Worlds".?>

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Title: Knowledge of Higher Worlds

Complete German volume?: Yes
Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press
Most Recent Year Published: 2011
Year of original Copyright: 2011
ISBN: 9781855842557
Number of Lectures:
Number of Pages: 192
Book Type: Hardback

Comments: Trans. D.S. Osmond & C. Davy. Rudolf Steiner Press is proud to publish a new series of re-edited, re-typeset and re-designed editions of the classic, authorised translations of Rudolf Steiner's four fundamental works. Each volume of this series is printed in a limited edition of 1,000 copies and sewn-bound in high-quality cloth, finished with coloured end-papers and a marker ribbon ?>

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Online Sources:

If volume 10 of the Complete Works is available online in the RSArchive, it will be here. (If not, you will get the main page listing all the books that the archive currently has online.)


Other online sources:

SteinerBooks Spiritual Research Center Archive


Google Books full view (out of copyright)


Google Books English version of the 1910 edition titled "Initiation and its Results"


Google Books has a listing for How to know Higher Worlds by Rudolf Steiner, an English translation of the complete German volume.

Google Books has a listing for Knowledge of Higher Worlds by Rudolf Steiner, an English translation of the complete German volume.

Google Books has a listing for Knowledge of Higher Worlds by Rudolf Steiner, an English translation of the complete German volume.

The information above is believed to be accurate, but may not be complete. Translation of GA title by Daniel Hindes. Assembled by Daniel Hindes with much help.