The Complete Works of Rudolf Steiner: Volume 193
Der innere Aspekt des sozialen Rätsels. Luziferische Vergangenheit und ahrimanische Zukunft
The Inner Aspect of the Social Riddle. Luciferic Past and Ahrimanic Future
Section of the Complete Works: Private Lectures to the Members of the Anthroposophical Society
First German Edition published 1968.
Notes about the German versions of this volume:
1st edition in this arrangement, 1968. Reprinted 1972. 3rd revised edition published 1977, reprinted 1989 and 2007. Individual lectures were previously published 1923, 1931, 1945, and 1950. Six of the lectures were professionally stenographically recorded by Helene Finckh, the first edition was printed from her initial reconstruction. The 3rd edition was revised by comparing the first edition to the original stenogram. The other three lectures were stenographically recorded by Walter Vegelahn. For those lectures only the initial reconstruction is still extant; the stenogram did not survive.
Lectures in this volume: 10
English Complete Works Version: This volume is available in an English Complete Works edition:
Problems of Society
An Esoteric View, from Luciferic Past to Ahrimanic Future
Paperback, 216 pages. Published 2016 by Rudolf Steiner Press.
Notes on this edition: Translated 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.
Lecture of 10/13/1919 : Connecting with our Spiritual Guides and Helpers
Paperback, 126 pages. Published 2000 by Rudolf Steiner Press.
Notes on this edition: Lectures from GA 98, 193, 205, 208, and 350
1 lecture Zurich
Pamphlet, 20 pages. Published 1985 by Anthroposophic Press.
Notes on this edition: Translated by M. Cotterell and revised by William Riggens. Lecture of 10/27/1919.
Lucifer and Ahriman
Lecture of 11/4/2019 : 5 lectures Dornach, Bern
Hard Cover, 84 pages. Published 1954 by Rudolf Steiner Publishing Co..
Notes on this edition: GA 191 contains 15 lectures.
The Inner Aspect of the Social Question
3 lectures Zuerich
Paperback, 71 pages. Published 1950 by Anthroposophical Publishing Co..
Notes on this edition: GA 193 contains 10 lectures.
The Problems of Our Time
Hard Cover, 142 pages. Published 1935 by Rudolf Steiner Publishing Co..
Notes on this edition: First edition 1935. Reprinted 1943. Contains lectures 6, 7 and 8 from CW 193 (which contains 10 lectures given in different cities) and lecture 3 from CW 333 (which contains 6 lectures given in different cities). Lectures of September 12-15, 1919.
Some Characteristics of To-Day
Pamphlet, 33 pages. Published 1932 by Rudolf Steiner Publishing Co..
Notes on this edition: Lecture of 12 June, 1919. First edition 1932, reprinted 1943.
Esoteric Aspect of the Social Question
, pages. Published by .
Notes on this edition: Lectures of 2/4, 2/8, 2/11 and 3/9 1919