[Update October 26th, 2015] We would like to emphasize that the rights to republish any article in any form (electronically or printed) that has been written or published by W. J. Stein are solely with Thomas Meyer. For more details as to why the copyright lays with Thomas Meyer, see his article in the October 2015 issue of the magazine Europäer (Jg 19 / Nr. 12).

[Update August 23, 2015] We have updated our email address, as there were some technical difficulties with the old one. Please direct any comments and suggestions to editorspresentage [at] use [dot] startmail [dot] com.

[Update January 6, 2015] We have uploaded “The Path of Attainment” – a collection of lectures about given by D. N. Dunlop at the end of the year 1915. Please find it here, our page to dedicated to Dunlop’s writings.

[Update November 18, 2014] We have created a new space for writings of D. N. Dunlop. As a first document we have put his collection of lectures on this new page, see here. Dunlop published these lectures in 1916 in a book called “British Destiny”.

[Update October 23, 2014] In light of our inactivity on this website – for which we apologize – we have decided to lower our ambitions. Instead of transcribing the The Present Age articles to nice pdf files, we plan to post the facsimiles. The latest addition is an article in The Present Age. Vol. 3, Feb. 1936. No. 3 by W. J. Stein on England and commercialism, see here.

[Update July 12, 2012] A new page has been created with a first translated chapter (Chapter 11) of W. J. Stein’s dissertation. Please click here.


Welcome to this website.

We intend to carry over the impulses of Daniel Nicol Dunlop and Walter Johannes Stein to our present times by making accessible articles from and about both individuals.

While both individuals have left a broad legacy on varying themes that include philosophy, spirituality, religion, medicine, astronomy, politics, and history, we confine ourselves to their ideas on, broadly, economics and philosophy. The main reason for this is that we believe both subjects, economics and philosophy, have the potential to reach a broad audience that includes practitioners from all backgrounds and world views. Another important reason is that the recent economic crisis acutely brings economic thought into the center of attention. We believe both D. N. Dunlop and W. J. Stein have something to say about this crisis.

Some of the original articles from the journal “The Present Age”, published by W. J. Stein between 1935 and 1939 can be found at the Articles from the journal “The Present Age” page.

We would like to emphasize that the rights to republish any article written or published by W. J. Stein are solely with Thomas Meyer.

For questions and comments please write an email to editorspresentage [at] use [dot] startmail [dot] com.

Frans Lutters and Markus Schwedeler (formerly the editors)