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Goethes Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften
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In the collected edition of Rudolf Steiner's works in German, the volume containing the German text is entitled Goethes Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften, Einleitungen, (Vol. I in the Bibliographic Survey). It was originally published as introductions to Goethe's Natural-Scientific Works in Kürschner's Deutsche National Literatur, edited by Rudolf Steiner, with introductions, footnotes, and annotations in four volumes, 1883–1897. Also translated as Goethe the Scientist.

This translation into English was made by William Lindeman, and is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

Cover graphic form by Rudolf Steiner (originally as a study for the book Truth and Science). Layout and lettering, Peter Stebbing. Text by John Roland Penner.