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Volume 2 of Rudolf Steiner's Complete Works
Section of the the Complete Works:
Written Work: Published Books

German Title:

Grundlinien einer Erkenntnistheorie der Goetheschen Weltanschauung, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Schiller

Title in Literal English Translation:

Outlines of an Epistemology of the Goethean World View, with Special Consideration of Schiller

Notes on the German Editions:

Known Lecture Dates in the German Volume:

This volume contains written works, not lectures.


English Publishing History:

Title: Goethe's Theory of Knowledge - An Outline of the Epistemology of His Worldview Written 1886 (CW 2)

Complete German volume?: Yes
Publisher: SteinerBooks
Most Recent Year Published: 2008
Year of original Copyright: 2008
ISBN: 9780880106238
Translator(s): Peter Clemm
Number of Lectures:
Number of Pages: 156
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: Introduction by Christopher Bamford?>

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Title: The Science of Knowing

Complete German volume?: Yes
Publisher: Mercury Press
Most Recent Year Published: 1988
Year of original Copyright: 1988
ISBN: 0-936132-97-3
Translator(s): W. Lindeman
Number of Lectures:
Number of Pages: 128
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: Prior translation: "Theory of Knowledge implicit in Goethe's World Conception." Translated by William Lindeman?>

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Title: The Theory of Knowledge implicit in Goethe's World-Conception - Fundamental Outlines with Special Reference to Schiller

Complete German volume?: Yes
Publisher: Anthroposophic Press
Most Recent Year Published: 1940
Year of original Copyright: 1940
ISBN: none
Translator(s): O. D. Wannamaker
Number of Lectures:
Number of Pages: 131
Book Type: Hard Cover

Comments: Published by Mercury Press as "The Science of Knowing."?>

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SteinerBooks Cataloge: SteinerBooks does not have a listing for this particular edition.


Online Sources:

If volume 2 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 scan of the original 1886 German edition.


Google Books has a listing for The Science of Knowing by Rudolf Steiner, an English translation of the complete German volume.

Google Books has a listing for Goethe's Theory of Knowledge 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.