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An Outline of Occult Science

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An Outline of Occult Science

By Rudolf Steiner

GA 13

This volume is a translation of
Geheimwissenschaft im Umriss
(Vol. 13 in the Bibliographic
Survey, 1961). It was translated
by Maud and Henry B. Monges and
revised for this edition by
Lisa D. Monges.

This volume is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

Because of their very large size,
we have subdivided some of the chapters.

Copyright © 1972
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Cover Sheet  
Table of Contents  
Preface, Sixteenth to Twentieth Edition  
Preface, Seventh to Fifteenth Edition  
Preface, Fourth Edition  
Preface, First Edition  
I.The Character of Occult Science  
II.The Essential Nature of Mankind  
III.Sleep And Death  
IV.The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man  
    Chapter IV: (Part 1)  
    Chapter IV: (Part 2)  
    Chapter IV: (Part 3)  
    Chapter IV: (Part 4)  
    Chapter IV: (Part 5)  
    Chapter IV: (Part 6)  
    Chapter IV: (Part 7)  
V.Cognition of the Higher Worlds — Initiation.  
    Chapter V: Part 1  
    Chapter V: Part 2  
    Chapter V: Part 3  
    Chapter V: Part 4  
    Chapter V: Part 5  
    Chapter V: Part 6  
    Chapter V: Part 7  
    Chapter V: Part 8  
    Chapter V: Part 9  
    Chapter V: Part 10  
VI.The Present and Future of Cosmic and Human Evolution  
VII.Details From the Realm of Spiritual Science  
    1. The Ether Body of Man  
    2. The Astral World  
    3. The Life of Man After Death  
    4. The Course of Human Life  
    5. The Higher Regions of the Spiritual World  
    6. The Members of Man's Being  
    7. The Dream State  
    8. The Acquirement of Supersensible Knowledge  
    9. Observation of Special Events and Beings of the World of Spirit  
VIII.Special Comments  
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