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 [Sophie’s World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy] ( Chinese Edition) [Jostein Gaarder] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying.

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To view it, click here. I could recommend this to people who like Philosophy, but then, Philosophy was once my favorite subject, and I didn’t like this book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This article needs additional citations for verification. The dialogue of the characters is trite and unrealistic at best.

Did my best to suspend my disbelief at the transparently device the author uses to introduce the ideas of many famous and not-so-famous philosophers.

It is sofifs after the novel.

Don’t get me wrong i don’t mind a bit of philosophy, but you know, in the context of my sofles A level which i was forced to take and required to remember to exam standard. This book is basically an overview of the history of philosophy told in story form.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She’s a little prick to her mom no but like, really, she thinks she is SO much smarter than her, just because she knows Platon’s thoughts on the worldand to basically anybody that isn’t the “mysterious philosopher”.

Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder is an ambitious project which falls flat – in my opinion, of course. I really had to force myself to get through this book hoping it would redeem itself at some point.


Sofies Verden

Alberto and Sophie listen as Knag tells Hilde about one last aspect of philosophy—the universe itself. And yes, it’s suitable for children. It spoke about the differences between children and adults, the whole adults lost their ‘joy’ in life and resort to humdrum things and children, opposites.

The literary elements are weak; the philosophy as stated before, is cursory. It is so boring and so poorly written. Is there any merit in pondering more, of making even more theories?

When he arrives back home, Hilde has forgiven him now that he has learned what it is like to have his world interfered with.

Ari Abdullah indeed, so lets not talk about the truth. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Name correction 4 May 13, View all 14 comments.

Sofies verden (Sophie’s World) () – Rotten Tomatoes

Told as a series of conversations between Alberto Knox — a philosopher and Sophie Amundsen — a student, the overall objective of the book is to give an overview of European philosophy. The movie was also presented as an eight-part Dofies series in Australia and Icelandagain scripted by Petter Skavlan. This is just so dumb and untrue and stupid I can’t put it into words. Alberto was patronizing soofies creepy as hell. Here are two of the reasons I hate it so much: Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Philosophers aren’t better than other people. I do still like to ponder about Existence, but to actually study Philosophy That’s why its philosophy.

Alberto helps Sophie fight back against Knag’s control by teaching her everything he knows about philosophy, through the RenaissanceRomanticismand Existentialismas well as Darwinism and the ideas of Karl Marx. It seems to be targetted at young readers, and may encourage some of the serious ones to take up the study of philosophy: They then start to meet at different occasions and throughout the film, Alberto takes Sofie on an 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.


A sock monkey has more personality than she does. While the intention is admirable, the execution leaves a lot to be desired. Asta nu pot s-o cred. I’m not quite clear about how Sophie comes into the real world. I tried to ignore the sophomoric dialog and trite inner-monologue of the child. Season 2 DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: For a female-child narrator with 3-D personality please refer immediately to Alan Bradley. Sfoies, to discuss Freud and never mention Karl Jung? Not-philosopher people never think about anything?

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The struggle that follows. Surely all those people couldn’t be wrong about the book, or misjudge whether I’d like it or not. I get what the author was trying to do, but he did it in such a terrible roundabout way. Usually I am little more kind in sofiees reviews, but I do not understand all the fuss ferden this one. Alright,I try to be honest with this book;not biased or jaded. Trivia About Sophie’s World. Sophie, without the knowledge of her mother, becomes the student of an old philosopher, Alberto Knox.