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Two Essays on Haeckel

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This translation of two of Dr. Steiner's works on Haeckel was originally published by the Theosophical Society in one volume with an essay on the Working of Karma. By the courtesy of the Theosophical Society and with the kind consent of the translator, Dr. Bertram Keightley, LL.D., M.A., the parts referring to Haeckel are now reprinted in this volume.

By Rudolf Steiner

Translated by Bertram Keightly
Bn 30.1.06 and 34.1.18; GA 30 and 34

These two essays were written by Rudolf Steiner in 1900 and 1905, and are authorized translations from the German. The second essay was also given as a lecture on October 5th 1905 (from GA 54).

This translation of two of Dr. Steiner's works on Haeckel was originally published by the Theosophical Society in one volume with an essay on the Working of Karma. By the courtesy of the Theosophical Society and with the kind consent of the translator, Dr. Bertram Keightley, LL.D., M.A., the parts referring to Haeckel are now reprinted in this volume.

These essays are presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. From Bn 30.1.06, 34.1.18, and GA 30, 34, and 54.


Thanks to an anonymous donation, this Essay has been made available.

CONTENTS

 Cover Sheet  
Contents  
Introduction  
 
Essay I: Haeckel and His Opponents (An Essay in Two Parts)  
Essay II: Haeckel, “The Riddle of the Universe,” and Theosophy (also a Lecture)  


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