Key to Eric Voegelin Books

Here you will find a list of all published volumes of the Collected Works. Publication and editorial data is given for each volume and each is linked to its table of contents and its index. Click here for a brief biographical sketch of Eric Voegelin.



The materials reproduced here, except where otherwise indicated, are reprinted from The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin, Vols. 1-34, by permission of the University of Missouri Press. Copyright ©1989-2009 by the Curators of the University of Missouri.

Please note that each volume carries its own copyright date, which can be found on the copyright page of each individual volume.

All of the volumes are in print. If you wish, you may order one or more of the volumes directly from the publisher by calling 1-800-828-1894 or by visiting the website at: http://www.umsystem.edu/upress/    

Note: Louisiana State University was Eric Voegelin's principle publisher during his lifetime, but lately LSU decided to become a regional publisher, specializing in US southern literature and history (a very much needed thing), and fortunately for readers of EV, the University of Missouri Press secured the services of the LSU editorial director concerned with EV's works—an apparent blessing for everyone.

The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin are abbreviated here "CW."

Immediately below is a list of the individual volumes. Clicking on the volume title takes you further down the page to the individual volume. There you will find the table of contents (click on the title), volume index, publication data and the names of the editors.


Volume 1   On The Form of the American Mind
Volume 2    Race and State
Volume 3   The History of the Race Idea
Volume 4   The Authoritarian State
Volume 5   Modernity Without Restraint
Volume 6   Anamnesis
Volume 7   Published Essays, 1922—1928
Volume 8   Published Essays, 1929—1933
Volume 9   Published Essays, 1934—1939
Volume 10  Published Essays, 1940—1952
Volume 11  Published Essays, 1953—1965,
Volume 12  Published Essays, 1966—1985,
Volume 13  Selected Book Reviews  

ORDER AND HISTORY, VOLS 1-5:

  Volume 14   Israel and Revelation (VOL 1)
  Volume 15  The World of the Polis (VOL 2)
  Volume 16   Plato and Aristotle (VOL 3)
  Volume 17   The Ecumenic Age (VOL 4)
  Volume 18   In Search of Order (VOL 5)
HISTORY OF POLITICAL IDEAS, VOLS 1-8:

  Volume 19   Hellenism, Rome and Early Christianity (VOL 1)
  Volume 20  The Middle Ages to Aquinas (VOL 2)
  Volume 21  The Later Middle Ages (VOL 3)
  Volume 22  Renaissance and Reformation (VOL 4)
  Volume 23  Religion and the Rise of Modernity (VOL 5)
  Volume 24  Revolution and the New Science (VOL 6)
  Volume 25  The New Order and Last Orientation (VOL 7)
  Volume 26  Crisis and the Apocalypse of Man (VOL 8)


  Volume 27  The Nature of the Law
  Volume 28  What is History?
  Volume 29  Selected Correspondence: 1924-1949 *  
  Volume 30  Selected Correspondence: 1950-1984
  Volume 31  Hitler and the Germans
  Volume 32  The Theory of Governance and Misc., 1921-1938
  Volume 33  The Drama of Humanity and Misc., 1939-1985
  Volume 34   Autobiographical Reflections, Voegelin Glossary
    and Cumulative Index

A Friendship in Letters 1944—1984


Volume 1  On The Form Of The American Mind

Edited by Jürgen Gebhardt and Barry Cooper,     ALSO SEARCH INDEX
First English edition (translated from the German by Ruth Hein),
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, 1995.
Originally published as UEBER DIE FORM DES AMERIKANISCHEN GEISTES , Verlag von J.C.B. MOHR (Paul Siebeck), Tübingen, 1928.

Volume 2  Race and State

Edited by Klaus Vondung, ALSO SEARCH INDEX
First English edition (translated from the German by Ruth Hein),
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, 1997.
Originally published as RASSE UND STAAT , Verlag von J.C.B. MOHR (Paul Siebeck), Tübingen, 1933.

Volume 3  The History of the Race Idea From Ray to Carus

Edited by Klaus Vondung, ALSO SEARCH INDEX
First English edition (translated from the German by Ruth Hein),
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, 1998.
"[The Nazi annexation of Austria] is the reason why this book, which I consider one of my better efforts, has remained practically unknown, though it would be of considerable help in the contemporary, rather dilettantic, debates between evolutionists and anti-evolutionists."
Autobiographical Reflections,
Chapter 7,
Political Stimuli, p 25.
Originally published as Die Rassenidee in der Geistesgeschicte von Ray bis Carus , Junker und Dünnhaupt Verlag , Berlin 1933.

Volume 4  The Authoritarian State

An Essay on the Problem of the Austrian State

Edited with an Introduction by Gilbert Weiss, ALSO SEARCH INDEX
First English edition (translated from the German by Ruth Hein),
1999.


Originally published as Der autoritäre Staat: Ein Versuch über das österreichische Staatsparoblem , Verlag von Julius Springer, Vienna,  1936.

Volume 5  Modernity Without Restraint

Edited by Manfred Henningsen.    ALSO SEARCH INDEX
The Political Religions was translated by Virginia Ann Schildhauer and Science, Politics, and Gnosticism , first lecture, was translated from the German by William J. Fitzpatrick. Published A.D. 2000.

Volume 5 contains three books, originally published separately as:
1.  Die politischen Religionen , Stockholm: Bermann-Fischer, 1939.
2.  The New Science of Politics , University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1952 (Still in print).
     (Note: The page numbers for the U. of Chicago edition of NSP have been added
     to the foot of the quotations because it is often used as a text.)
3.  Science, Politics, and Gnosticism , first complete English edition: Regnery Gateway, Washington, D.C.1968.

(Note: The page numbers for the U. of Chicago edition of The New Science of Politics have been added here to the Table of Contents and to the foot of quotations because it is often used by itself as a text.)


Volume 6  Anamnesis —

        On the Theory of History and Politics Edited with an Introduction by David Walsh.   ALSO SEARCH INDEX
Translated from the German by M.J.Hanak. 2002.
Based Upon the Abbreviated Version Originally translated by Gerhart Niemeyer.
This new edition faithfully mirrors Zur Theologie der Geschichte und Politik, Piper & Co. Verlag, Munich, 1966, and therefore includes materials excluded from the Niemeyer edition in 1978 for various reasons.
Because the Gerhart Niemeyer translation (Notre Dame 1978, U. Missouri [paperback] 1990) is still in use, the Analytic Table of Contents, though reflecting somewhat different materials, is preserved for reference below .

Volume 7 Published Essays, 1922—1928

Edited with an Introduction by ALSO SEARCH INDEX
Thomas W. Heilke and John von Heyking
Translated from the German by M.J. Hanak, 2003.

Volume 8 Published Essays, 1929—1933

Edited with an Introduction by ALSO SEARCH INDEX
Thomas W. Heilke and John von Heyking
Translated from the German by M.J. Hanak and Jodi Cockerill, 2003.

Volume 9 Published Essays, 1934—1939

Edited with an Introduction by Thomas W. Heilke,   ALSO SEARCH INDEX
Translated from the German by M.J. Hanak, 2001.

Volume 10 Published Essays, 1940—1952

Edited with an Introduction by Ellis Sandoz, 2000.   ALSO SEARCH INDEX

Volume 11 Published Essays, 1953—1965,

Edited with an Introduction by Ellis Sandoz, 2000.   ALSO SEARCH INDEX

Volume 12 Published Essays, 1966—1985,

Edited with an Introduction by Ellis Sandoz,   ALSO SEARCH INDEX        
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1990.

Volume 13 Selected Book Reviews  

Translated and Edited by Jodi Cockerill          ALSO SEARCH INDEX
and Barry Cooper,
with an Introduction by Barry Cooper, 2001.

ORDER AND HISTORY (In Five Volumes)


[NOTE: ORDER AND HISTORY  TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGINATION FOLLOWS
BOTH THE ORIGINAL LSU EDITION AND THE COLLECTED WORKS EDITION.]

Volume 14    ORDER and HISTORY, Volume 1
Israel and Revelation

Edited with an Introduction by Maurice P. Hogan, 2001.   ALSO SEARCH INDEX
Originally published by LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 1956.


Volume 15   ORDER and HISTORY, Volume 2
The World of the Polis

Edited with an Introduction by Athanasios Moulakis, 2000. ALSO SEARCH INDEX
Originally published by LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 1957.


Volume 16    ORDER and HISTORY, Volume 3
Plato and Aristotle

Edited with an Introduction by Dante Germino, 2000.       ALSO SEARCH INDEX
Originally published by LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 1957.


Volume 17    ORDER and HISTORY, Volume 4
The Ecumenic Age

Edited with an Introduction by Michael Franz, 2000.        ALSO SEARCH INDEX
Originally published by LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 1974.

Volume 18    ORDER and HISTORY, Volume 5
In Search of Order

Edited with an Introduction by Ellis Sandoz, 2000.           ALSO SEARCH INDEX
Forward by Lissy Voegelin
Originally published by LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 1987.



HISTORY OF POLITICAL IDEAS (IN 8 VOLUMES)


(Being the same as Volumes 19 through 26 of the Collected Works)


Volume 19 (HPI-I)       Hellenism, Rome and Early Christianity

Edited by Athanasios Moulakis, 1997.   ALSO SEARCH CUMULATIVE INDEX


Volume 20 (HPI-II)      The Middle Ages to Aquinas

Edited by Peter Von Sivers, 1997.          ALSO SEARCH CUMULATIVE INDEX


Volume 21 (HPI-III)     The Later Middle Ages

Edited by David Walsh, 1998.               ALSO SEARCH CUMULATIVE INDEX


Volume 22 (HPI-IV)     Renaissance and Reformation

Edited by David L. Morse and
William M. Thompson, 1998.               ALSO SEARCH CUMULATIVE INDEX


Volume 23 (HPI-V)      Religion and the Rise of Modernity

Edited by James L. Wiser, 1998.            ALSO SEARCH CUMULATIVE INDEX


Volume 24 (HPI-VI)     Revolution and the New Science

Edited by Barry Cooper, 1998.               ALSO SEARCH CUMULATIVE INDEX


Volume 25 (HPI-VII)   The New Order and Last Orientation

Edited by Jürgen Gebhardt
and Thomas A. Hollweck               ALSO SEARCH CUMULATIVE INDEX


Volume 26 (HPI-VIII)  Crisis and the Apocalypse of Man

Edited by David Walsh, 1999.               ALSO SEARCH CUMULATIVE INDEX


		    
		
		 
		
		    
		
		          
		

Volume 27   The Nature of the Law
            And Related Legal Writings

Edited by Robert Anthony Pascal,
James Lee Babin, and John Willian Corrington, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1991.          ALSO SEARCH INDEX


Volume 28   What is History?
        And Other Late Unpublished Writings

Edited with an Introduction by Thomas A. Hollweck
and Paul Caringella, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1990.   ALSO SEARCH INDEX

Volume 29 Selected Correspondence: 1924-1949  *

Translations from the German by William Petropulos

Edited with an Introduction by Jürgen Gebhardt, 2009.   ALSO SEARCH INDEX

Volume 30 Selected Correspondence: 1950-1984 

Translations from the German by Sandy Adler, Thomas A. Hollweck, and
William Petropulos

Edited with an Introduction by Thomas A Hollweck, 2007.   ALSO SEARCH INDEX

Volume 31 Hitler and the Germans

Translated, edited, and with an introduction
by Detlev Clemens and Brendan Purcell, 1999.   ALSO SEARCH INDEX

Volume 32 The Theory of Governance
and other Miscellaneous Papers, 1921-1938

Translated from the German by Sue Bollans, Jodi Cockerill,
M. J. Hanak, Ingrid Heldt, Elisabeth von Lochner, and William Petropulos

Edited with an Introduction by William Petropulos and Gilbert Weiss, 2003   ALSO SEARCH INDEX

Volume 33 The Drama of Humanity
and other Miscellaneous Papers, 1939-1985

Edited with an Introduction by William Petropulos and Gilbert Weiss, 2004   ALSO SEARCH INDEX

Volume 34 Autobiographical Reflections,
with a Voegelin Glossary and Cumulative Index


     (Autobiographical Reflections)

Edited, with an introduction, by Ellis Sandoz
Glossary prepared by Eugene Webb, Cumulative Index
compiled by Linda Webster, 2006.    ALSO SEARCH INDEX

ANAMNESIS

Translated and edited by Gerhart Niemeyer, University of Notre Dame Press, South Bend, 1978, Paperback Edition (used here) University of Missouri Press, Columbia, 1990.

[This edition has been superseded by the new translation found as Volume 6 of the Collected Works above which includes material not included here. Two essays included here but not found in Volume 6 are printed instead in Volume 12: "Reason: The Classic Experience," and "Remembrance of Things Past." This volume also featured an Analytic Table of Contents which has been preserved here. Volume 6 has a detailed Index but no Analytic Table of Contents.]

		    
		
		 
		
		    
		

Robert B. Heilman and Eric Voegelin
A Friendship in Letters 1944—1984

Edited by Charles R. Embry,
Eric Voegelin Institute Series in Political Philosophy
University of Missouri Press, 2004.          ALSO SEARCH INDEX



The materials reproduced here, except where otherwise indicated, are reprinted from The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin, Vols. 1-34, by permission of the University of Missouri Press. Copyright ©1989-2009 by the Curators of the University of Missouri.



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