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Initiation Science
and the Development of the Human Mind

By: STEINER, RUDOLF, TRANS.A. MEUSS

Price: $41.95

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press:

Seller ID: 14430

ISBN: 1855845318


8 lectures + report, various cities, Jul.–Sept. 1923, CW 228 In an astonishing series of lectures on the science of spiritual knowledge, Rudolf Steiner begins by addressing an audience in Dornach, Switzerland – where, only months earlier, his architectural masterpiece, the first Goetheanum, had been destroyed by fire. He discusses the nature of our planetary system, revealing the planets that are characterised by freedom and those that determine destiny. The spirits of the moon live in seclusion, preserving ‘original wisdom’ and reflecting powers connecte... View more info

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Riddles Of The Soul (GA 21)

By: STEINER, RUDOLF, WILLIAM LINDEMAN,TRANS

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mercury Press:

Seller ID: 7679

ISBN: 0929979540


This is the first complete English edition of one of the major books by Rudolf Steiner: Von Seelenrätseln. Dr. Steiner said of the first essay that it is written not with a pen, but with "soul spades that want to rip away the planks that board up the world, i.e., that want to clear away the limits to knowledge set by natural science, but want to do so with inner work of the soul." In the second essay he does battle with Max Dessoir, a typical foe of the spirit. Dessoir’s response to Steiner’s essay is printed as an appendix. In this book Steiner describes for the first... View more info

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Music Mystery, Art and the Human Being

By: STEINER, RUDOLF; TRANS. M. BARTON; EDITED WITH INTRO. BY M. KURTZ

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press:

Seller ID: 14272

ISBN: 1855845261


‘Our neurosensory system is inwardly configured music, and we experience music as an artistic quality to the degree that a piece of music is in tune with the mystery of our own musical structure.’ – Rudolf Steiner What is music? Rudolf Steiner regards the essence of music as something spiritual, inaudible to the senses. The world of tones, borne on the vibrations of air, is not the essential element. ‘The true nature of music, the spiritual element in music’, he says, ‘is found between the tones, lies in the intervals as an inaudible quality.’... View more info