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The following table is a listing of Soren Kierkegaard's works, arranged chronologically by publication date. The list is limited to the first editions of those works published during his lifetime.


No.

Year

Date

Title

Author

1.

1838

Sep 7

From the papers of one still living. Published against his will.

S. Kierkegaard

2.

1841

Sep 29

On the concept of irony with constant reference to Socrates.

S. Kierkegaard

3.

1842

Jun 12

'An open confession.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 904

S. Kierkegaard

4.

1843

Feb 20

Either-Or. A fragment of life.
 a. Vol I  Either
 b. Vol II Or

Victor Eremita

5.

1843

Feb 27

'Who is the author of Either-Or? - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 1162

A.F. ...

6.

1843

Mar 5

'Thanks to Professor Heiberg.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 1168

Victor Eremita

7.

1843

May 16

Two Upbuilding Discourses.
 a. The Expectancy of Faith.  New Year's Day.
 b. Every Good and Every Perfect Gift is From Above.

S. Kierkegaard

8.

1843

May 16

'A brief explanation.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 1236

Anonymous

9.

1843

Oct 16

Fear and Trembling.  Dialectical Lyric.

Johannes de Silentio

10.

1843

Oct 16

Repitition.  A Venture in Experimenting Psychology.

Constantin Constantius

11.

1843

Oct 16

Three Upbuilding Discourses.
 a. Love Will Hide a Multitude of Sins.
 b. Love Will Hide a Multitude of Sins.
 c. Strengthening in the inner being.

S. Kierkegaard

12.

1843

Dec 6

Four Upbuilding Discourses.
 a. The Lord Gave, and the Lord Took Away;  Blessed be the Name of the Lord
 b. Every Good and Every Perfect Gift is From Above.
 c. Every Good and Every Perfect Gift is From Above.
 d. To Gain One's Soul in Patience.

S. Kierkegaard

13.

1844

Mar 5

Two Upbuilding Discourses
 a. To Preserve One's Soul in Patience.
 b. Patient in Expectancy

S. Kierkegaard

14.

1844

Jun 8

Three Upbuilding Discourses.
 a. Think About Your Creator in the Days of Your Youth.
 b. The Expectancy of an Eternal Salvation.
 c. He must increase but I must decrease.

S. Kierkegaard

15.

1844

Jun 13

Philosophical Fragments or a Fragment of Philosophy.

Johannes Climacus

16.

1844

Jun 17

The Concept of Anxiety.  Psychologically Orienting Deliberation on the Dogmatic Issue of Hereditary Sin.

Vigilius Haufniensis

17.

1844

Jun 17

Prefaces. Light reading for the different classes at their time and leisure.

Nicolas Notabene

18.

1844

Aug 31

Four Upbuilding Discourses.
 a. To Need God is a Human Being's Highest Perfection.
 b. The Thorn in the Flesh.
 c. Against Cowardliness.
 d. One Who Prays Aright Struggles in Prayer and is Victorious - in that God is Victorious.

S. Kierkegaard

19.

1845

Apr 29

Three Discourses on Imagined Occasions.
 a. On the Occasion of a Confession.
 b. On the Occasion of a Wedding.
 c. At a Graveside.

S. Kierkegaard

20.

1845

Apr 30

Stages on life's way. Studies by sundry persons.

Hilarius Bookbinder

21.

1845

May 9

'A declaration and a slight addition.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 1883

S. Kierkegaard

22.

1845

May 19

'A passing comment on a detail in Don Juan. Part 1' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 1890

A.

22.

1845

May 20

'A passing comment on a detail in Don Juan. Part 2' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 1891

A.

23.

1846

Dec 27

'The activity of an itinerant aesthete and how he paid for the banquet.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 2078

Frater Taciturnus

24.

1846

Jan 10

'The dialectical outcome of a literary-political business concern.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 9

Frater Taciturnus

25.

1846

Feb 28

Concluding unscientific postscript to the philosophical fragments. A mimic-pathetic-dialectical composition, an existential contribution.

Johannes Climacus

26.

1846

Mar 30

A Literary Review. Two Ages, a Novel by the Author of "A Story of Everyday Life," edited by J.L. Heiberg. Copenhagen. Reitzel. 1845.

S. Kierkegaard

27.

1847

Mar 13

Upbuilding Discourses in Various Spirits.
 a. Part I. An Occasional Discourse.
  (1) Preface
  (2) On the Occasion of a Confession
  (3) Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing.
 b. Part II. What We Learn From the Lilies in the Field and From the Birds of the Air.  Three Discourses.
  (1) To Be Contented with Being a Human Being.
  (2) How Glorious it is to Be a Human Being.
  (3) What Blessed Happiness is Promised in Being a Human Being.
 c. Part III. The Gospel of Sufferings. Christian Discourses.
  (1) What Meaning and What Joy There Are in the Thought of Following Christ.
  (2) But How Can the Burden Be Light if the Suffering is Heavy.
  (3) The Joy of it That the School of Sufferings Educates for Eternity.
  (4) The Joy of it That in Relation to God a Person Always Suffers as Guilty.
  (5) The Joy of it That it Is Not the Road That Is Hard but That Hardship Is the Road
  (6) The Joy of it That the Happinessof Eternity Still Outweighs Even the Heaviest Temporal Suffering.
  (7) The Joy of it That Bold Confidence Is Able in Suffering to Take Power from the World and Has the Power to Change Scorn into Honor, Downfall into Victory.

S. Kierkegaard

28.

1847

Sep 29

The works of love.

S. Kierkegaard

29.

1848

Apr 26

Christian discourses.
  a. Part I. The Cares of the Pagans. Christian Discourses.
  (1) The Care of Poverty.
  (2) The Care of Abundance.
  (3) The Care of Lowliness.
  (4) The Care of Loftiness.
  (5) The Care of Presumptiousness.
  (6) The Care of Self-Torment.
  (7) The Care of Indecesiveness, Vacillation, and Disconsolateness.
  b. Part II. States of Mind in the Strife of Suffering. Christian Discourses.
  (1) The Joy of it: That One Suffers Only Once But Is Victorious Eternally.
  (2) The Joy of it: That Hardship Does Not Take Away But Procures Hope.
  (3) The Joy of it: That the Poorer You Become the Richer You Are Able to Make Others.
  (4) The Joy of it: That the Weaker You Become the Stronger God Becomes in You.
  (5) The Joy of it: That What You Lose Temporally You Gain Eternally.
  (6) The Joy of it: That When I "Gain Everything" I Lose Nothing at All.
  (7) The Joy of it: That Adversity is Prosperity.
 c. Part III. Thoughts That Wound From Behind - For Upbuilding.
  (1) Watch Your Step When You Go to the House of the Lord.
  (2) "See, We Have Left Everything and Followed You; What Shall We Have?"
  (3) All Things Must Serve Us for Good - When We Love God.
  (4) There Will Be the Resurrection of the Dead, of the Righteous-and of the Unrighteous..
  (5) We are Closer to Salvation Now-Than When We Became Believers..
  (6) But It Is Blessed-to Suffer Mockery for a Good Cause.
  (7) He Was Believed in the World.
 d. Part IV. Discourses at the Communion on Fridays. Christian discourses.
  (1) Luke 22:15
  (2) Matthew 11:28
  (3) John 10:27
  (4) I Corinthians 11:23
  (5) II Timothy 2:12f
  (6) I John 3:20
  (7) Luke 24:51

S. Kierkegaard

30.

1848

Jul 24

'The crisis and a crisis in the life of an actress, Part 1.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 188

Inter et inter

30.

1848

Jul 25

'The crisis and a crisis in the life of an actress, Part 2.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 189

Inter et inter

30.

1848

Jul 26

'The crisis and a crisis in the life of an actress, Part 3.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 190

Inter et inter

30.

1848

Jul 27

'The crisis and a crisis in the life of an actress, Part 4.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 191

Inter et inter

31.

1849

May 14

The Lily in the Field and the Bird of the Air. Three Devotional Discourses.
  a. I. "Look at the Birds of the Air; Look at the Lily in the Field."
  b. II. "No One Can Serve Two Masters, for He Must Either Hate the One and Love the Other or Be Devoted to the One and Despise the Other."
  c. III. "Look at the Birds of the Air; They Sow Not and Reap Not and Gather Not into Barns"-Without Worries about Tomorrow. "Look at the Grass in the Field, Which Today Is."

S. Kierkegaard

32.

1849

May 19

Two Ethical-Religious Essays.
 a. Does a Human Being Have the Right to Let Himself Be Put to Death for the Truth? A Posthumous Work of a Solitary Human Being. A Poetical Venture. by H.H.
 b. The Difference between a Genius and an Apostle. 1847.

H.H.

33.

1849

Jul 30

The Sickness unto Death. A Christian Psychological Exposition for Upbuilding and Awakening.

Anti-Climacus

34.

1849

Nov 13

Three Discourses at the Communion on Fridays. The High Priest-The Tax Collector-The Woman Who Was a Sinner.
  a. I. [The High Priest] Hebrews 4:15
  b. II. [The Tax Collector] Luke 18:13
  c. III. [The Woman Who Was a Sinner] Luke 7:47

S. Kierkegaard

35.

1850

Sep 25

Practice in Christianity. No. I, II, III

Anti-Climacus

36.

1850

Dec 20

An Upbuilding Discourse. The Woman Who Was a Sinner. Luke 7:37ff.

S. Kierkegaard

37.

1851

Jan 31

An open letter on the occasion of a statement about me by Dr. Rudelback. - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 26

S. Kierkegaard

38.

1851

Aug 7

About my work as an author.

S. Kierkegaard

39.

1851

Aug 7

Two Discourses at the Communion on Fridays.
  a. I. [But One Who Is Forgiven Little Loves Little] Luke 7:47
  b. II. Love Will Hide a Multitude of Sins. I Peter 4:8

S. Kierkegaard

40.

1851

Sep 10

For Self-Examination Recommended to the Present Age.

S. Kierkegaard

41.

1854

Dec 18

'Was Bishop Mynster a "witness to the truth," - is this the truth?' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 295

S. Kierkegaard

42.

1854

Dec 30

'There the case rests!' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 304

S. Kierkegaard

43.

1855

Jan 12

'A challenge to me by Pastor Paludan-Möller.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 10

S. Kierkegaard

44.

1855

Jan 29

'The point at issue with Bishop Martensen...' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 24

S. Kierkegaard

45.

1855

Jan 29

'Two new witnesses to the Truth. - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 24 (Feuilleton)

S. Kierkegaard

46.

1855

Mar 20

'With regard to Bishop Mynster's death.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 67

S. Kierkegaard

47.

1855

Mar 21

'Is this Christian worship, or is it treating God as a fool?' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 68

S. Kierkegaard

48.

1855

Mar 22

'What must be done.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 69

S. Kierkegaard

49.

1855

Mar 26

'The religious situation.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 72

S. Kierkegaard

50.

1855

Mar 28

'A thesis.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 74

S. Kierkegaard

51.

1855

Mar 30

'"Salt."' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 76

S. Kierkegaard

52.

1855

Mar 31

'What do I want?' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 77

S. Kierkegaard

53.

1855

Apr 7

'With reference to an anonymous proposal made to me in No. 79 of this newspaper.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 81

S. Kierkegaard

54.

1855

Apr 11

'Would it be best now to "stop ringing the fire alarm"?' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 83

S. Kierkegaard

55.

1855

Apr 11

'Christianity with a government commission or Christianity without a government commission.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 83 (Feuilleton)

S. Kierkegaard

56.

1855

Apr 27

'What cruel punishment!' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 97

S. Kierkegaard

57.

1855

May 10

'A result.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 107

S. Kierkegaard

58.

1855

May 10

'A monologue.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 107 (Feuilleton)

S. Kierkegaard

59.

1855

May 15

'About a silly assumption of the importance over aganist me and the view of Christianity I stand for.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 111

S. Kierkegaard

60.

1855

May 16

'With regard to the new edition of "Training in Christianity" .' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 112

S. Kierkegaard

61.

1855

May 24

This has to be said; so let it now be said.

S. Kierkegaard

62.

1855

May 24

The instant, No. 1.

S. Kierkegaard

63.

1855

May 26

'That Bishop Martensen's silence is, Christianly, (1) unjustifiable, (2.) comical, (3) dumb-clever, (4) in more than one respect contemptible.' - Article in The Fatherland, Nr. 120

S. Kierkegaard

64.

1855

Jun 4

The instant. No. 2.

S. Kierkegaard

65.

1855

Jun 16

What Christ's judgement is about official christianity

S. Kierkegaard

66.

1855

Jun 27

The instant. No. 3.

S. Kierkegaard

67.

1855

Jul 7

The instant. No. 4.

S. Kierkegaard

68.

1855

Jul 27

The instant. No. 5.

S. Kierkegaard

69.

1855

Aug 23

The instant. No. 6.

S. Kierkegaard

70.

1855

Aug 30

The instant. No. 7.

S. Kierkegaard

71.

1855

Aug 31

The unchangeableness of God. A discourse.

S. Kierkegaard

72.

1855

Sep 11

The instant. No. 8.

S. Kierkegaard

73.

1855

Sep 24

The instant. No. 9.

S. Kierkegaard


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