Immanuel Kant Bibliography

Thoughts on the True Estimation of Living Forces 1746
The Question as to Whether the Earth is Growing Old, considered from the Angle of Physics 1754
Investigation of the Question as to Whether the Rotation of the Earth on its Axis Has Undergone Any Modification 1754
A New Exposition of the First Principles of Metaphysical Knowledge 1755
A Brief Outline of Some Meditations on Fire 1755
Universal Natural History and Theory of the Heavens 1755
Early work in which Kant predicted the existence of the planet Uranus, later discovered by Herschel in 1881.
The True Measure of Forces 1755
Doctoral thesis.
The Use of Metaphysics in Combination with Geometry in Natural Philosophy 1756
History and Natural Description of the Earthquake of 1755 1756
Consideration of Recently Perceived Earth-tremors 1756
Some Remarks towards Elucidation of the Theory of the Winds 1756
A New Doctrine of Rest and Motion and its Implications for Natural Science 1758
Reflections on Optimism 1759
The False Subtlety of the Four Syllogistic Figures 1762
An Attempt to Introduce Negative Quantities into Philosophy 1763
The Only Possible Foundation for a Proof of the Existence of God 1763
An Inquiry into the Distinctness of the Principles of Natural Theology and Morals 1764
Enquiry into Diseases of the Head 1764
Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and the Sublime 1764
Programme of Lectures for Winter Semester 1765-6 1765
Träume eines Geistersehers erläutert durch Träume der Metaphysik (Dreams of a Spirit-Seer Explained through the Dreams of Metaphysics) 1766
A satire on the pretensions of metaphysics. After studying the work of Swedenborg, Kant says “he found - as usually happens when one searches where one has no business looking - he found nothing, adding that this religious enthusiast, this “dreamer of emotion”, was like metaphysical enthusiasts, those “dreamers of reason”. If metaphysics is a science then it is a science of limits and Kant ends the essay with an appeal to “honest Candide”: “Let us provide for our happiness, let us go into the garden and work”.
On the First Ground of the Distinction of Regions in Space 1768
De mundi sensibilie et intelligibilis forma et principiis, (Inaugural Dissertation on the Form and Principles of the Sensible and Intelligible World) 1770
Kant’s inaugural dissertation composed on becoming professor of philosophy at Königsberg University and first step towards a critical philosophy.
On the Various Races of Mankind 1775
Critique of Pure Reason 1781
The 2nd edition was published in 1787.
Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics Which Shall Lay Claim to Being a Science 1783
What is Enlightenment? 1784
What is Enlightenment?, with Idea for a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Point of View, was published in the Berlinische Monatsschrift in November and December respectively. Appeared in an English translation by Richardson in 1798.
Definition of the Concept of a Human Race 1785
Concerning the Volcanoes on the Moon. 1785
On the Illegality of Book-pirating 1785
Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals 1785
Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science 1786
Conjectures on the Beginnings of the History of the Human Race 1786
Learning How to Think 1786
Critique of Practical Reason (2nd edition) 1787
“Two things move the mind with ever increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above and the moral law within.” (An identical formula is found in St John Chrysostom and derives from the 19th Psalm).
Concerning a Discovery by which any Fresh Critique of Pure Reason May be Rendered Superfluous by the Use of an Older One 1790
Concerning the Present Excess of Mystical Ecstasy and the Means of Remedying this Evil 1790
Critique of Judgement 1790
Concerning the Possibility of a Theodicy and the Failure of All Previous Philosophical Attempts in the Field 1791
On the Proverbial Saying: "All is Very Well in Theory, but No Good in Practice" 1792
On the Radical Evil in Human Nature in Religion 1792
Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone 1793
A work which caused problems with the repressive religious censorship of Fredrick William II of Prussia.
Something Concerning the Moon's Influence on the Weather 1794
The End of All Things 1794
Perpetual Peace 1795
Die Metaphysik der Sitten 1797
Translated as The Metaphysics of Morals, but often in two different parts, The Metaphysical Principles of Right, and The Metaphysical Principles of Virtue).
On a Supposed Philanthropic Justification for Lying 1797
The Conflict of the Faculties, together with a Treatise On the Power of the Mind to Master Morbid Feelings by Resolution Alone 1798
Anthropology from the Pragmatic Viewpoint 1798
Declaration concerning Fichte's Doctrine of Science 1799
Logic, a Handbook for Lectures 1800
The Handbook was edited by Jäsche.
Physical Geography 1802
What Real Progress Has Been Made by Metaphysics in Germany Since the Time of Leibniz and Wolff? 1804