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Sophie"s world

a novel about the history of philosophy (Berkeley Signature Edition)

by Jostein Gaarder

  • 249 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Berkley Trade .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages523
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7503939M
ISBN 100425156842
ISBN 109780425156841

  A page-turning novel that is also an exploration of the great philosophical concepts of Western thought, Sophie's World has fired the imagination of readers all over the world, with more than. During the course of Sophie’s World, Hilde Møller Knag reads from a binder her father, Albert Knag, has sent this binder, there’s a book called Sophie’s World, which corresponds pretty closely to the book we, the readers, are setting part of its action within a book, Sophie’s World —that is, the book we’re reading—brings up questions of what is and isn’t real.

  Writer Jostein Gaarder being interviewed by HSH Prince Alfred of Liechtenstein at the Forum - Duration: International Peace Foundat views. Jostein Gaarder’s World Bestseller Sophie’s World is a book about philosophy, (as you may have guessed from the title of this article.) Published in , the book was a resounding success – selling millions of copies and being translated into over 50 different languages (the original book was written in Gaarder’s native Norwegian).

review: sophie's world user review - lol_books - goodreads. i feel like lots of non-readers got into books through hp. i still remember i had like $20 that i was going to use to buy a single book and i had a hard time deciding between hp and sophie's world/5(K). Sophie’s World again.” —Daily Mail “What is admirable in the novel is the utter unpretentious-ness of the philosophical lessons, the plain and workmanlike prose which manages to deliver Western philosophy in accounts that are crystal clear. It is heartening to know that a book subtitledFile Size: KB.


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Sofies Verden = Sophie's World, Jostein Gaarder Sophie's World is a novel by Norwegian writer Jostein Gaarder. It follows the events of Sophie Amundsen, a teenage girl living in Norway, and Alberto Knox, a middle-aged philosopher who introduces her to philosophical thinking and the history of philosophy.

The book begins with Sophie receiving two messages in her mailbox and a /5. Then at the end of Sophie's World, the book that Hilde is reading, while at a party for Sophie on J Alberto and Sophie disappear. Hilde's father comes home and they talk about the book, and Hilde is sure that Sophie exists by: Sophie’s World A Novel About the History of Philosophy JOSTEIN GAARDER Translated by Paulette Miller BERKLEY BOOKS, NEW YORK If you purchased this book without a cover, you should be aware that Sophies world book book is stolen property.

It was reported as “unsold and destroyed” to the publisher, and. Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder is, in my view, a highly successful attempt to write a history of philosophy together with a story. I wasn’t particularly interested in the story as such.

But the history of philosophy is very well done and by: Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder is, in my view, a highly successful attempt to write a history of philosophy together with a story.

I wasn’t particularly interested in the story as such. But the history of philosophy is very well done and informative/5(K). Sophie's World is a novel by Jostein Gaarder that was first published Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

Summary & Analysis. The Garden of Eden, The Top Hat, and The Myths. The Natural Philosophers, Democritus, and Fate. Socrates, Athens, and Plato. The Major's Cabin and Aristotle. Download Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder Download Free Ebook PDF eBook.

Name of writer, number pages in ebook and size are given in our post. Check here and also read some short description about Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder Download Free Ebook. Addeddate Coverleaf 0 Identifier SophiesWorld_ Identifier-ark ark://t9cj2k Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi   Sophie's World encompasses numerous time periods, cultures, discoveries, and belief systems.

How many of the novel's terms and references were you already familiar with. Which aspects did you most want to research further. Ultimately, what is a "philosophical project". Does reading a novel—or any book—constitute a philosophical project?Brand: Macmillan Audio.

Sophie’s World is an outline of Western philosophy that is beautifully set in a fictional story. It goes from pre-Socratic philosophy all the way to Sartre. Jostein Gaarder does a very good job not just by writing a concise history of philosophy, but also by writing a very accessible book for as far as early teenagers, which in itself is /5(1K).

Features of Sophie’s World PDF: Norwegian is the original language of the book. Norway is the original publication place of the book. There are pages of the original edition of the book.

The original name of the book is “Sofies Verden”. The original publication year of the book is Download Sophie’s World PDF Free/5. Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Sophie's World: Jostein Gaarder: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K). Free download or read online Sophies World pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in December 5thand was written by Jostein Gaarder. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this philosophy, fiction story are Charles Darwin, Plato/5. Sophie’s World is one of the most famous philosophical books in the history of literature. The book is written by Jostein Gaarder who is a Norwegian writer.

Sophie’s World became an all-time hit at the time of release and more when the English version got published/5. Find books like Sophie's World from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Sophie's World also liked: Thus Spoke Zarathust.

“Sophie’s World” was a long, strange, and most unpredictable novel. This was my very first in-depth reading on philosophy.

I read this book over the course of a month, while reading other books in parallel, and sometimes taking a break from it on purpose. Sophie's World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy (FSG Classics series) by Jostein Gaarder.

The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it.

Required software. I made the original Sophie’s World piece and decided I had to make the entire project. As advised above, I ordered the book through Amazon in September. Apparently the book was lost in customs, and they were to have reordered it. Having heard nothing, I have again contacted Amazon, and they claim to be reordering the book AGAIN.

Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy Jostein Gaarder, Author, Paulette Miller, Translator, Paulette Moller, Translator Farrar Straus Giroux $25 (p) ISBN SOPHIE’S WORLD BOOK REVIEW Write a short plot summary of Sophie’s World.

Sophie Amundsen is a year old school girl. One day, she discovers a mysterious letter in her mailbox. The letter is short and contains two enigmatic questions: Who are you?, Where does the world come from?. Sophie's World The side story is kind of lightweight, and I almost put the novel down because of that, however, Sophie's narrative provides the little breaks in the philosphical passages that allow you to digest the ideas presented.

Hardcore philosphy scholars will likely dismiss this as merely a broad overview of philosophic thought.Sophie’s Dad is a mysterious character—an absentee father who seems to care about Sophie, but rarely gets to spend time with her.

It’s implied that Sophie’s inquisitiveness about the world is in some ways inspired by her father’s absence; it’s as if Sophie turns to philosophy as.

I was determined to help round out my education by including some philosophy reading in my book list. I accepted the advice of another aspiring reader of good literature to begin with Sophie’s World.

Definitely not your run of the mill philosophy book.