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Why Read Satire?

English philosopher Francis Bacon wrote, “The monuments of wit survive the monuments of power.” In other words, while the trappings of power may decay, works of wit endure. Among these works of wit is satire. Much more than just a joke at another’s...

Announcing the New Noet.com

Noet is committed to providing classical, ancient, and modern works for a wide range of scholarly application. And now, you can experience the new Noet.com. Noet’s updated site is now here—visit Noet.com and see what’s new! Navigate with...

Rational Arguments for God and the World

For many philosophers, God’s existence resolves otherwise unsolvable puzzles. The great rationalists—René Descartes, Baruch Spinoza, and Gottfried Leibniz—argued that knowledge comes not from the senses, but from reason and innate ideas. From there...