From Symptom to Reality in Modern History CW 185, nine lectures by Rudolf Steiner, given in Dornach from 18th October to the 3rd of November, 1918. Translated by A.H. Parker.


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1. Lecture 1: The Birth of the Consciousness Soul (Dornach, October 18th, 1918)

2. Lecture 2: Symptomatology of recent centuries (Dornach, October 19th, 1918)

3. Lecture 3: Characteristics of historical symptoms in recent times (Dornach, October 20th, 1918)

4. Lecture 4: The historical significance of the scientific mode of thinking (Dornach, October 25th, 1918)

5. Lecture 5: The supersensible element in the study of history (Dornach, October 26th, 1918)

6. Lecture 6: Brief reflections on the publication of the new edition of "The Philosophy of Freedom" (Dornach, October 27th, 1918)

7. Lecture 7: Incidental reflections on the occasion of the new edition of "Goethes Weltanschauung" (Dornach, November 1st, 1918)

8. Lecture 8: Religious impulses of the fifth post-Atlantean epoch (Dornach, November 2nd, 1918)

9. Lecture 9: The relation between the deeper European impulses and those of the present day (Dornach, November 3rd, 1918)