It’s the Final Freebie Friday! Get One of Oscar Wilde’s Greatest Works for Free

Noet-FreebieFriday-300x300It’s time to bid adieu to Freebie Friday. But, before you do, pick up this week’s free book and $0.99 bonus book!

Today only, get Oscar Wilde’s best-loved play, The Importance of Being Earnest, for free! Then, add Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray for only $0.99. Just use coupon code OSCARWILDE at checkout. Get both now!

Today’s freebie, The Importance of Being Earnest, was first performed in 1895. The play’s upper-class characters create fictitious personas to find ways around stringent social standards.  Featuring clever dialogue, comical plot twists, and a multitude of puns, Wilde provides scintillating commentary on Victorian-era customs and manners.

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This week’s $0.99 bonus book, The Picture of Dorian Gray tells the story of a handsome young man who becomes so alarmed by the transitory nature of youth that he makes a wish to stay young forever, while a picture of him ages instead. When he realizes that his dearest wish has come true, young Dorian begins a treacherous pursuit of fleeting pleasure. This classic cautionary tale explores the nature of art, beauty, and morality.

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It’s Freebie Friday! Get Descartes’ Philosophy for Free

Noet-FreebieFriday-300x300Freebie Friday season is almost over! Today only, get The Method, Meditations, and Philosophy of Descartes for free, then add Baruch Spinoza’s The Principles of Descartes’ Philosophy for only 99 cents. Just use the coupon code CARTESIAN at checkout. Get both now!

Considered the father of modern philosophy, René Descartes questioned if one can actually “know” anything and sought to develop a method for arriving at certain knowledge.

Today’s free book, The Method, Meditations, and Philosophy of Descartes, contains three of Descartes’ most influential works:

  • Discourse on Method
  • The Meditations
  • The Principles of Philosophy

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In today’s $0.99 bonus book, The Principles of Descartes’ Philosophy, seventeenth-century rationalist philosopher Baruch Spinoza analyzes René Descartes’ thought. In addition to providing commentary, Spinoza critiques Descartes philosophical views and offers recommendations. This work is an excellent choice for anyone interested in modern philosophy.

Contents include:

  • Part I: The Principles of Descartes’ Philosophy
    • Prolegomenon
    • Definitions: Thought, Idea, Substance, Mind, Body, God, etc.
    • Axioms
    • The Fundamental Principle of All Knowledge
    • Axioms Taken from Descartes
    • God’s Existence Demonstrated
    • The Attributes of God
    • Whatever Is Clearly Conceived Is True
    • Other Attributes of God
    • Extended Substance
  • Part II: Concerning the Physical World
    • Definitions
    • Axioms and Lemmata
    • The Essential Nature of Matter
    • Concerning Motion
    • God the Cause of Motion
    • Moving Bodies Tend to Move in Straight Lines
    • The Impact of Moving Bodies
  • Part III
    • Introduction
    • A Postulate
    • Definitions and Axioms
    • The First Division of Matter

 

Download The Method, Meditations, and Philosophy of Descartes for free and add The Principles of Descartes’ Philosophy for only 99 cents. Just use coupon code CARTESIAN at checkout. But hurry—this special offer ends at midnight. Get both now!

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Happy Freebie Friday! Get H.G. Wells’ “The Time Machine” Free

Noet-FreebieFriday-300x300It’s Freebie Friday again! Today only, get H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine for free! Then, add The Invisible Man for only $0.99. Just use coupon code INVENTION at checkout. Hurry—this special offer ends at midnight. Get both now!

First published in 1895, The Time Machine launched both H.G. Wells’ writing career and the literary genre of science fiction. This classic novella relates an explorer’s journey 800,000 years into the future. Throughout the story, Wells explores class, human nature, and scientific innovation.

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Today’s $0.99 bonus book, The Invisible Man, tells the story of a troubled scientist named Griffin and his experiments with invisibility. Through his slow descent into madness, Wells investigates the human psyche and morality, and comments on the ethical responsibilities that come with scientific experimentation.

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Free today: William James’ “The Will to Believe, and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy”

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Since Noet.com was down earlier today, we will be extending this special offer through 9/5.

Today only, pick up works by influential American philosopher William James.

Download The Will to Believe, and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy for free! Then, add James’ Human Immortality for only $0.99. Just use coupon code PHILOSOPHY at checkout. But hurry—this special deal ends at midnight. Get both now!

Written by William James, the father of American psychology, The Will to Believe, and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy discusses the validity and utility of religious belief in the modern world. James’ essays elegantly explore the intersections of philosophy, theology, and science.

Contents include:

  • The Will to Believe
  • Is Life Worth Living?
  • The Sentiment of Rationality
  • Reflex Action and Theism
  • The Dilemma of Determinism
  • The Moral Philosopher and the Moral Life
  • Great Men and Their Environment
  • The Importance of Individuals
  • On Some Hegelisms
  • What Psychical Research Has Accomplished

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Today’s $0.99 bonus book, Human Immortality was first presented at Harvard’s prestigious Ingersoll Lectures. In this work, William James addresses arguments against the continuation of a person’s consciousness following his or her death. James’ thoughtful analysis clears the way for constructive discussions about belief, consciousness, and life after death.

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