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Sophie's World : A Novel About the History of Philosophy - 96 edition

Sophie`s World : A Novel About the History of Philosophy (ISBN10: 0425156842; ISBN13: 9780425156841)
ISBN13: 978-0425156841
ISBN10: 0425156842

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0425152256
ISBN10: 0425152251

Summary: A passionate plea to rediscover our capacity for amazement, Sophie's World is more than a mere mystery. It is also the first novel to present a complete--and entertaining--history of philosophy. "A literary surprise success such as has not been seen since Umberto Eco's learned cloister-thriller The Name of the Rose." One day when Sophie comes home from school, she finds two questions in her mail: Who are you? And Where does the world co ...show moreme 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 separate 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 her new knowledge of philosophy, but the truth is far stranger than she could have imagined. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
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Publisher: Berkley Publishing Corp.
Year Published: 1996
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