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Volume 53 of Rudolf Steiner's Complete Works
Section of the the Complete Works:
The Series of Public Lectures in Berlin (The 'Architektenhaus Lectures')

German Title:

Ursprung und Ziel des Menschen

Title in Literal English Translation:

The Origin and Goal of Humanity

Notes on the German Editions:

Known Lecture Dates in the German Volume:

Berlin: 1904-09-29 
Berlin: 1904-10-13 
Berlin: 1904-10-20 
Berlin: 1904-10-20 
Berlin: 1904-10-27 
Berlin: 1904-11-03 
Berlin: 1904-11-10 
Berlin: 1904-11-17 
Berlin: 1904-12-01 
Berlin: 1904-12-15 
Berlin: 1905-01-26 
Berlin: 1905-02-09 
Berlin: 1905-02-09 
Berlin: 1905-02-16 
Berlin: 1905-02-23 
Berlin: 1905-03-02 
Berlin: 1905-03-09 
Berlin: 1905-03-16 
Berlin: 1905-03-16 
Berlin: 1905-03-23 
Berlin: 1905-03-30 
Berlin: 1905-03-30 
Berlin: 1905-05-04 
Berlin: 1905-05-11 
Berlin: 1905-05-18 
Berlin: 1905-05-25 
Berlin: 1905-06-08 

Total Lectures in the German volume: 23


English Publishing History:

Title: Esoteric Development - Selected Lectures and Writings from the Works of Rudolf Steiner - Collection of 8 lectures and 2 written texts

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: Anthroposophic Press
Most Recent Year Published: 1982
Year of original Copyright: 1982
ISBN: 0-88010-012-5
Translator(s):  Various
Number of Lectures: 8
Number of Pages: 191
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: Edited by Alice Wulsin. Introduction by Alan Howard.?>

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Title: Esoteric Development - Selected Lectures and Writings - Collection of 8 lectures and 2 written texts

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: SteinerBooks
Most Recent Year Published: 2003
Year of original Copyright: 2003
ISBN: 0-88010-524-0
Translator(s):  Various
Number of Lectures: 8
Number of Pages: 191
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: Revised for 2003 edition. Introduction by Stephen Usher. Lecture of 16 March 1905?>

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Title: First Steps in Inner Development - Lecture of 9/3/1906

Complete German volume?: No
Publisher: Anthroposophic Press
Most Recent Year Published: 1999
Year of original Copyright: 1999
ISBN: 0-88010-464-3
Translator(s):  Various
Number of Lectures: 1
Number of Pages: 94
Book Type: Paperback

Comments: ?>

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Online Sources:

If volume 53 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: None known.

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.