Sophie S World By Jostein Gaarder -

sophie s world wikipedia - sophie s world norwegian sofies verden 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, sophie s world a novel about the history of philosophy - jostein gaarder was born in oslo norway in 1952 he taught high school philosophy for several years before publishing a collection of short stories in 1986 and shortly thereafter his first two novels the solitaire mystery and sophie s world and several others since then he lives in oslo with his family, sparknotes sophie s world - sophie s world is a novel by jostein gaarder that was first published 1991, sophie s world by jostein gaarder goodreads - 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, sophie s world jostein gaarder 9781474602280 - jostein gaarder was born in oslo in 1952 sophie s world the first of his books to be published in english has been translated into 60 languages and has sold over 40 million copies he is the author of many other bestselling beloved novels and children s books, jostein gaarder norwegian writer britannica com - jostein gaarder born aug 8 1952 oslo nor norwegian school teacher and author of books that examined the history of philosophy and religion for an audience of young readers his novel sofies verden 1991 sophie s world was an international best seller