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  • Title: Foreword: First Scientific Lecture-Course
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    • senses enables us to penetrate what is mechanical in Nature.
    • first for private circulation and available, to begin with,
    • accurately made, which I was quite unable to correct for want
    • available in printed form; so it was done. . . .
  • Title: First Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • shall at most be able to contribute a few side-lights which may help
    • distant future we shall be able to continue. On this occasion, as you
    • interaction thereof with processes in ponderable matter.
    • unknown; he will apply all thinking and all available methods to put
    • considerable light on what is seeking to come into our Science by way
    • of Goetheanism, and on what now obtains in Science. It is remarkable:
    • movements to myself, yet what I think proves applicable to the
    • universal unit. If we are then able to say of some force that it is
    • clear, to what extent these truths are applicable to that which meets
    • body which would be able to impart an acceleration of a centimetre
    • manifestation of Force, we shall be able to say that the force
    • such point or space forces are concentrated, able potentially to work
    • you were studying the play of forces in an animal or vegetable embryo
    • Physics will be such as to enable one to speak in Goethe's sense. Men
    • impregnable, is none the less beginning to be undermined. I mean the
  • Title: Second Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • are able to gain simply from our own life of thought. We form our
    • also prove applicable to the processes of Nature. Yet on the other
    • altogether contained within what is calculable and what is spatial
    • spatial and calculable corresponds to the v? What
    • is still bearable. Only in that case you lose, a little of the force
    • not enable us to seize the m. The m at once
    • life of soul — we must not reckon merely with the ponderable
    • on the other hand becomes light and clear inasmuch as we are able to
    • ponderable matter. We always tend to go up and out beyond our head
    • heavy matter eliminated, and for our brain we are thereby enabled, to
    • able. I will explain first what it is. The experiment will be as
  • Title: Third Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • in the normal lines of the scientific study and only able to be dealt
    • Within a certain distance either way, such a picture will be able to
    • movable by means of muscles. From the lens onward the light then
    • very remarkable features. Examining the contents of this fluid that
    • remarkable. The expanse of the retina which you see here is really
    • it will enable us to go forward also in the other realms of Physics,
  • Title: Fourth Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • — the phenomenon is undeniable. The two disturb each other. The
    • step, here once again the light is able to get through more easily.
    • asking you most thoroughly to think of; you should be able to follow
    • But the remarkable
    • analyzable and I should thus be admitting that darkness is more than
    • analyzable and would consist of seven colours. This, that he saw the
  • Title: Fifth Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • remarkable fact, which, although not unknown before, was brought to
    • as well as we are able, that this dark line does really appear in the
    • spectrum when we interpose the glowing sodium. We have not been able
    • will then at last enable us in time to “catch” — as
    • inseparable from us and we ought not in thought to separate ourselves
    • you are able.
  • Title: Sixth Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • century were only able to creep in because these things were not
    • the other we shall be able to ascribe a certain degree of intensity,
    • gravity”. Yet ponder how you will, you will never be able to
    • it is unthinkable for any force to act at a distance. They then
    • immediate neighbourhood, you will be able to demonstrate that the
    • a note, you will be able to show that the air inside it is vibrating.
    • demonstrable movement of the particles of air or of the bell; so you
    • experiments we have been able to make will have revealed the extreme
  • Title: Seventh Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • — and is thus able to enter into and unite with what is here.
    • explaining, we swim in the element of warmth. But we are also able
    • partake also in this. Our consciousness is indeed able to dive down
    • element of our environment and are thus able to perceive the
    • differentiated form so that we may be able to perceive —
    • that of Tone or Sound. There is however a remarkable fact in this
    • and sensation you are scarcely able to distinguish outer warmth
    • then be able to go on into the other realms of Physics.
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    • with air, the mobility of the tiny spheres of dust enables us to
    • arithmetical (able to be numbered and calculated), nor can they be
    • type. This you do not wind up. In favourable circumstances you may
    • Times without number you may have this experience. You are at table
    • considerable vitality. Then there is the fluid between the lens and
    • IIIf). If I were able to remove all this, what would be left
    • certain lower animals), — this part alone I shall be able
    • looking for metamorphoses in crude, external ways. You must be able
    • however, my dear Friends, we shall no longer be able to conceive as
    • directly comparable — the eye and ear in this instance. It is
  • Title: Ninth Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • they scarcely go beyond mere aphorisms. It is inevitable. All I can
    • school days. This will enable us, in tomorrow's lecture, to gain a
    • electrifiable coating on the outside. Then comes an insulating
    • had discovered what Volta, a little later, was able to describe
    • activity. The water thereby became warmer, as we were able to shew.
    • figures, how much warmth is needed to produce a given, measurable
    • to produce a given, measurable amount of warmth or heat. So doing,
    • the other. Electricity is thus able to take effect across space,
    • them, opposite and at a suitable distance from one-another, and a
    • through the wire: along a portion of its path we have been able, as
    • through these tubes is in fact endowed with remarkable properties,
    • indicated that this was something somehow identifiable with matter,
    • untenable.
    • have been able to pick out. In effect, they said: It isn't waves,
    • be modifiable by a number of other factors. They now looked round
    • remarkable way. Say that we have a radium-containing body here, in
    • direct experience of the phenomena of our own Will; all we are able
  • Title: Tenth Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • Ohm's Law. Now one was able, so to speak, to get a glimpse of the
    • distant pole, and is no longer able as it were to conceal its
    • stable and enduring matter but with a complete metamorphosis of
    • not able really to enter the facts of the outer world. In the realm
    • ideas, into his very thinking. Unable any longer to think the
    • geometrical and kinematical — calculable waves in an unknown
    • parallel to the lower line AB, — for this alone enables me to
    • wave-theories and the like, but he is not yet able to enter with
    • indications; I hope we shall soon be able to pursue them further.
    • untenable ideas — ideas derived from the belief that the

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