After 70 years the Goethe Edition was finally completed in 2011. It is one of the most noteworthy of the Leopoldina´s publications. The commented, historical-critical Leopoldina Edition “Goethe. Writings on Natural Science” presents Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s writings on natural science in chronological order.
In addition to all of Goethe’s original texts, it also includes accompanying materials and testimonies. The eleven volumes of texts and eighteen volumes of commentaries illustrate the various connections between Goethe’s scientific and literary works as well as the relationship between the intellectual and scientific currents of his time.