What's New

iOS4 compatibility, search improvements, a MUCH improved book information page, and generally just interface updates across the board.

Also, for everyone who got this last update and had disappearing libraries- we fixed it! That's all squared away now, so be sure to get this update.

App Description

We take 172 works of classic philosophy from ancient to modern times, package them up, and make them all available to download and read with our fully featured ereader. Absolutely free.

Classics of Philosophy unlocks the greatest works from the grandaddies of philosophic
thought: from the dialogues of Plato, to the essays and enquiries of Hume, Locke, Descartes, and Nietzsche. Highlights include and the complete series on ethics by Spinoza, the works of George Santayana, the occult work of Annie Besant, and much, much more. And all, might we belabor the point, absolutely free.


To get these books it really is as simple as a tap- in seconds you'll be reading with our lightning fast, built-in ereader. Done reading? No worries- we'll save your place with automatic bookmarking, and return to your spot when you pull up the app again. Alternatively, we can email it to you so you can read the book on your computer or your Kindle. Either way, the book is yours to read anywhere, online or offline.

172 works of philosophy that shaped the way we think and live, accessible with the tap of your finger. Free.

If you have any questions or suggestions don't hesitate to drop us a line at hello@spreadsong.com- that's what we're here for!

Also, we've had a few questions about pricing- to be clear, all books in the collection are included with your purchase. Your download is your wristband to pig out on shrimp. And by shrimp, we mean books like, you know, Plato . Tasty, tasty morsels of Plato.

* Classics of Philosophy requires internet access to download books, but after you download them you can read anywhere, even when you're not online.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 30, 2013 Initial release