SK Bookshelf

It’s best to read primary sources for yourself. Here are some books written by Soren Kierkegaard.


Selections from the writings of Soren Kierkegaard

Excerpts from Either/Or, Fear and Trembling, Stages On Life’s Way, Practice In Christianity, The Moment.


Journals and Papers of Soren Kierkegaard

Journals and Papers of Soren Kierkegaard published between 1832 and 1855. The Book of the Judge


(SK) Either/Or Volume 1 1843, Swenson Translation

(SK) Either-Or Volume 2 1843, Lowrie translation (and Ultimatum)


(SK) Edifying Discourses 1843-1855 Swenson

Edifying Discourses


Kierkegaard on the Soul (Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses)


(SK) Fear and Trembling 1843


Kierkegaard’s Preface to Fear and Trembling by Johannes de Silentio  (his pseudonym)

(SK) Repetition 1843


(SK) Sermon at Trinitatis Church Feb. 24, 1844 Croxall translation

In the Church which was founded at Corinth, St. Paul had special difficulties of the kind I have mentioned. In that flourishing commercial city, which through its shipping and situation, maintained a vital connexion between East and West, numerous crowds of people flocked together from all quarters, different in speech and in culture. As they mingled with the inhabitants, they produced, by contacts and contrasts, new and ever new differences.


(SK) Philosophical Fragments 1844 Swenson Translation

(SK) The Concept of Dread (Anxiety) 1844 Lowrie


(SK) Three Discourses on Imagined Occasions (1845) Swenson Translation (A summing up)


(SK) Stages on Life’s Way 1845 (The Banquet)

Rewrote Plato’s Symposium on love.


(SK) Purity of Heart Is To Will One Thing


Søren Kierkegaard, 1847 Upbuilding Discourses in Various Spirits
The Glory of our Common Humanity


Works of Love 1847 Swenson translation 1949


Dissimilarity from Works of Love


(SK) The Point of View of My Work as an Author 1848, Lowrie translation 1962  (Another summing up)

SK) On the Dedication to “That Single Individual”


The Difference Between A Genius and an Apostle 1849


The Sickness Unto Death 1849


(SK) Training in Christianity 1850, Lowrie translation 1944

The Invitation from Kierkegaard’s Preparation for a Christian Life


(SK) For Self-Examination, Judge for Yourselves! and Three Discourses 1851


(SK) The Unchangeableness of God (excerpt) 1855

(SK) Kierkegaard’s attack upon “Christendom,” 1854-185, Lowrie translation

Al of Kierkegaard's books

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