[KINDLE] ❆ Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy Author Jostein Gaarder – Loufanet.info

Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy One Day When Sophie Comes Home From School, She Finds Two Questions In Her Mail Who Are You And Where Does The World Come From Before She Knows It, She Is Pondering All The Great Questions Of Western Philosophy From The Greeks To Kant, To Marx And Freud With A Mysterious Mentor But Sophie Is Also Receiving A Second Batch Of Equally Unusual Letters Who Is Hilde And Why Does Her Mail Keep Turning Up In Sophie S World To Solve This Riddle, Sophie Uses For New Knowledge Of Philosophy, But The Truth Is Far Stranger Than She Could Have Imagined Sophie S World Is A Mystery That Unravels And Demystifies The History Of Philosophy This Unorthodox Novel Will Reawaken Everyone S Sense Of Wonder And Curiosity About The Meaning Of Life


10 thoughts on “Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy

  1. says:

    I have started reading the English translation then I compared it to two other Arabic ones, and that was confusing as GOD, then I scheduled it again and again Thus was the confusing inside meI have started reading the English translation then I compared it to two other Arabic ones, and that was confusing as GOD, then I scheduled i


  2. says:

    It took me two months to get through this 500 page book I can rationalize the reasons thusly I was busy I took time to absorb the content of the book Instead of rushing through it, I let each chapter sink in before I moved on.But that s, you know, rationalizing Here s the real reason It s not very good Okay, wait, that s not fair Let me sta


  3. says:

    Sofies Verden Sophie s World, Jostein Gaarder Sophie s World is a 1991 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 mes


  4. says:

    I was a philosophy major in school and everybody would ask if I had read Sophie s World What an amazing book they would gush You ll love it So I bought it Purchased the book, let it simmer on my shelf for awhile, and finally picked it up a few years ago to give it a go.I slogged through the first few chapters Did my best to suspend my disbelief at the transpar


  5. says:

    This has been an upsetting reread because I ve found that though the book is a quiet entity on its own and in the mind of its readers, I was left hungry for , but I was also balanced For years after I read this book, which changed my life for the better, I thought it was the best read of the world.Naive that I was, I also thought back then, that all philosophy books wer


  6. says:

    Basically, Russell s History of Western Philosophy adapted as a postmodern Norwegian YA novel Or if you wantdetails view spoiler Where are we asked Sofie I don t understand We aren t in my world anyOr in Hilde s world So Alberto sighed It is clear, he said, that we have entered another narrative By the look of it, I strongly suspect a review On the Goodreads website Explain said


  7. says:

    The two things this book has going for it are the plot and narrative frame are original and creative, and the story isinformative than most The basic premise is that a 14 year old Norwegian girl embarks on a correspondence course with a philosopher, and he teaches her the major points of Western philosophy, from the ancient Greeks up until the existentialists What makes the narrative struc


  8. says:

    I enjoyed the book immensely I studied basic philosophy in college so I soon became aware that many philosophers were left out and whole era s were glossed over in this book You know, that s OK One It s not a text book and two It s NOT a text book The stories are separate and finally come together in a fairly predictable way It is a bit didactic, but imagine yourself a very bright, curious, thoughtf


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    Sophie s World by Jostein Gaarder is an ambitious project which falls flat in my opinion, of course.It is a very good introduction to European philosophy, with a few casual references to Eastern thought thrown in for the sake of comparison Starting with Pre Socratics, it provides a fairly simple and comprehensive look at classical philosophy In the middle, it makes a detour into Christian theology and the Mi


  10. says:

    I really liked the idea of this book and has such a beautiful informations about everything but was boring to death and the same informations repeat them self


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