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Sophie's World: A Novel About The History Of Philosophy - Jostein Gaarder
Sophie's World: A Novel About The History Of Philosophy
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781897580424 (1897580428)
Pages no: 403
Edition language: English
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MangaCat's Blog
MangaCat's Blog rated it
4.5 Sophie's World
[spoiler] An exciting and engaging read for learning about the basics of philosophy especially if you're a philosophy novice. Before I read this book, I had some familiarity with some philosophers and philosophy schools. After reading this book, I began to have a better understanding of some philoso...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
5.0 Food for Thought
This was a re-read for me. In fact, I think this may well be the third or fourth time I’ve read this book since I got it twenty-odd years ago. I don’t re-read books very often and that has little to do with how much I enjoyed a book. For me there’s nothing like experiencing a story for the first tim...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
5.0 What does it mean to be human?
It's an international bestseller which for some reason I had never heard of until suddenly I found it on my library holds list (I don't remember placing it there but I guess one night I was cruising the library website half asleep). It's translated into English from Norwegian so that might be why it...
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4.0 To learn about Philosophy
I read this book when I was twenty, and then I read it again recently on a business trip. What's great about this book is that the author takes the prominent Philosophers from the West, and renders their essences into a form digestible by the larger public. In fact, he wrote this book only to teach ...
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3.0 Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy
I had been trying to finish this book for such a long time. I would quickly read one or two hundred pages, and then I would put it down for months and repeat.If you aren't in the mood for "A Novel About the History of Philosophy" (major emphasis on the history), then I would move this a bit further ...
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