The Complete Works of Rudolf Steiner: Volume 191
Soziales Verstandnis aus geisteswissenschaftlichen Erkentnis Die Geistige Hintergründe der Sozialen Frage - Band III
Social Understanding from Spiritual-Scientific Cognition. The Spiritual Background of the Social Question, Volume 3.
Section of the Complete Works: Private Lectures to the Members of the Anthroposophical Society
First German Edition published 1972.
Notes about the German versions of this volume:
1st edition in this arrangement, 1972, reprinted 1983 and 1989. Lectures 7-12 were first printed in 1950, and lectures 13-15 in 1951, as separate books. Lectures 1-6 in periodicals between 1937 and 1951.
Lectures in this volume: 15
English Complete Works Version: This volume is available in an English Complete Works edition:
Understanding Society through Spiritual-Scientific Knowledge
Social Threefolding, Christ, Lucifer, and Ahriman
Paperback, 280 pages. Published 2017 by Rudolf Steiner Press.
Notes on this edition: Translated and Introduced by Matthew Barton.
English Non-Complete Works Full Versions: No English translations exist that included this volume in its entirety.
Other English publishing history: Sections available
Sections of this German volume may have been published in English, either as stand-alone books, one-lecture pamphlets, or as part of a compilation. If there are any volumes listed below, then they have some percentage of this Complete Works volume in them. The amount could be as little as a part of one lecture (in a compilation), a single lecture or essay as a pamphlet. Or it could be a book that contains as much as 90% of the material in the source Complete Works German volume.
Paperback, 96 pages. Published 2004 by Waldorf Early Childhood Association of N. America.
Notes on this edition: English translation of "Die kleine Reihe, Nr. 1 - Geistige Gaben 1996" by the Internationale Vereinigung der Waldorfkindergarten e.V. Contains lecture excerpts from three previously published English books. The ISBN is an appearently intentional duplicate of the Michaelmas volume.
A Vision for the New Millennium
Extracts from various lectures
Paperback, 132 pages. Published 1999 by Rudolf Steiner Press.
Notes on this edition: Selected and introduced by Andrew Welburn. Extracts from GA's 26, 118, 136, 159, 191, 286 and 310.
Social Understanding Through Spiritual Scientific Knowledge
Pamphlet, pages. Published 1982 by Anthroposophic Press.
Notes on this edition: Lecture of October 4, 1919.
Lucifer and Ahriman
Lectures of 11/1, 11/2, 11/9 and 11/15 1919 : 5 lectures Dornach, Bern
Hard Cover, 84 pages. Published 1954 by Rudolf Steiner Publishing Co..
Notes on this edition: GA 191 contains 15 lectures.
Lucifer and Ahriman
Hard Cover, 84 pages. Published 1954 by Steiner Book Centre.
Notes on this edition: Reprint with a different cover. Both Hard Cover and Paperback editions were made. Title per the title page: The Influences of Lucifer and Ahriman: Man's Responsibility for the Earth. Five lectures in November 1919.