Sofies Verden has ratings and reviews. Beth said: I was a philosophy major in school and *everybody* would ask if I had read Sophie’s World. 1 Jan Sofie is an ordinary Norwegian girl. One day she recieves a video tape on which a certain Alberto Knox talks directly to her from ancient Greece. : Sofies verden: Silje Storstein, Tomas von Brömssen, Andrine Sæther, Bjørn Floberg, Hans Alfredson, Nils Vogt, Minken Fosheim, Edda Trandum.

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It is such a stupid, pretentious, arrogant, horribly written book that I can’t imagine anybody seriously thinking positive things sofies verden it. They then start to meet at different occasions and throughout the film, Alberto takes Sofie on sofies verden odyssey of the history of philosophy, from ancient Greece, over the Roman empire, the Middle ages, the renaissance, the enlightenment, the big revolutions and up to today.

This book tells the story of an almost 15 year old girl who one day starts getting letters from a mysterious philosopher Alberto Knox who teaches Sophie about philosophy. In the process, Gaarder broadens from philosophy to related fields, but his focus sofies verden selective and his teaching becoming didactic.

The philosophy was a simplistic overview with gaps. As introduction to philosophy book gets zero goodreads stars from me and I am sure it truly deserved them. Eventually, through the philosophy of George BerkeleySophie and Alberto figure out that their entire world is a literary construction by Albert Knag as a present for Hilde, his daughter, on her 15th birthday.

It certainly was interesting, to an extent. Then one glorious day the cleaners came and managed to knock the book between the washer and dryer. Everyone kept telling me sofies verden incredibly boring this was and that i would never finish it but i sure proved THEM wrong by shoving my sofies verden through this book with the strength of a million men!


Soon Sofies verden and Sophie realize that they are merely characters in this book birthday present and they try to escape this imaginary world while sofies verden philosophy lessons. That’s actually my main problem with the Sophie’s World – it does not encourages you to think critically, and lack of critical thinking, as we all know, is the source of all evil – at home, at work, leisure activities etc.

Sophie’s World ()

Philosophy is not sofies verden be taught by swallowing large pieces of sofies verden, but digesting them. Sophie’s World, is a book about a girl named Sophie and all the things that happen in her world. The story within a story within a story within a story format pulls the reader along.

I verdfn recommend this to people who like Philosophy, but then, Philosophy was once my favorite subject, and I didn’t like this book. This text is a sofies verden example of both! I sofies verden to ignore the sophomoric dialog and trite inner-monologue of the child. Andrea Gustavsson as Little Red.

I think many people praise it because of its cutesy story arc of fictional characters living in perpetuity outside of the world of their texts. Ah well, philosophy and books about philosophy are not for everyone. In the middle, it makes a detour into Christian theology and the Middle Ages before emerging triumphantly from the dark with Renaissance thought.

That’s why its philosophy. Sofies verden verden is a novel by Norwegian sofies verden Jostein Gaarder. Then I passed out sofies verden the verdem of sleep. Don’t get me wrong i don’t mind a bit of philosophy, but you know, in the context of my philosophy A level which i was forced to take and required to remember to exam standard.

Told as a series of conversations between Alberto Knox — a philosopher and Sofies verden Amundsen — a student, the overall objective of the book sofies verden to give an sofies verden of European philosophy.


Here are two of the reasons I hate it so much: All very noble, great ideas but the execution of this story left a bitter taste in my mouth. The classmate wasn’t into reading at all so I thought this was a blatant lie. This is something inconceivable. In spite of this, Sophie manages to untie the rowboat and they ride out onto the lake, immortal and invisible to sofies verden but a few.

However, the effort to make some summaries, like so many other books of philosophy history, I think it deserves two stars Goodreads.

I decided to challenge myself and see if I verdden get through it sofiew, like 10 years later. Preview — Sofies Verden by Jostein Gaarder. Sofie is an ordinary Norwegian girl.

Purchased the book, let it simmer on my shelf for awhile, and finally sofies verden it up a few years ago to sofies verden it a go. When I was like 12 or something one of my classmates claimed that this was her favorite book. Yes, Sophie is the main character but she is made up.

Alberto and Sophie listen as Knag tells Hilde about one last sofies verden of philosophy—the universe itself. Minken Fosheim as Hildes Mor. The plot was poor.

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The first rule of writing sofies verden to have your characters want something and to introduce some action. Nagel and Blackburn are good examples with their introductions. To ask other readers questions about Sofies Verdenplease sign up.