Sophie s World

Sophie s World
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2007-03-20
ISBN 10: 1466804270
ISBN 13: 9781466804272
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sophie s World Book Review:

One day Sophie comes home from school to find two questions in her mail: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" Before she knows it she is enrolled in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher. Thus begins Jostein Gaarder's unique novel, which is not only a mystery, but also a complete and entertaining history of philosophy.

Sophie s World

Sophie s World
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2010-07-15
ISBN 10: 0297864076
ISBN 13: 9780297864073
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sophie s World Book Review:

The international bestseller about life, the universe and everything. When 14-year-old Sophie encounters a mysterious mentor who introduces her to philosophy, mysteries deepen in her own life. Why does she keep getting postcards addressed to another girl? Who is the other girl? And who, for that matter, is Sophie herself? To solve the riddle, she uses her new knowledge of philosophy, but the truth is far stranger than she could have imagined. A phenomenal worldwide bestseller, SOPHIE'S WORLD sets out to draw teenagers into the world of Socrates, Descartes, Spinoza, Hegel and all the great philosophers. A brilliantly original and fascinating story with many twists and turns, it raises profound questions about the meaning of life and the origin of the universe.

Sophie s World

Sophie s World
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publsiher: Macmillan
Total Pages: 403
Release: 1994
ISBN 10: 0374266425
ISBN 13: 9780374266424
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sophie s World Book Review:

Finding two thought-inducing philosophical questions in her mailbox, Sophie enrolls in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher, and begins receiving some equally strange letters. 25,000 first printing.

The Solitaire Mystery

The Solitaire Mystery
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2003-11-01
ISBN 10: 1466804556
ISBN 13: 9781466804555
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Solitaire Mystery Book Review:

The story of a boy and his father on a car trip through Europe, searching for the boy's mother, who left many years ago to find herself. Structured as a deck of cards -- each chapter is one card in the deck -- The Solitaire Mystery subtly weaves together fantasy and reality, fairy tales and family history.

Tsawalk

Tsawalk
Author: E. Richard Atleo
Publsiher: UBC Press
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2007-10-01
ISBN 10: 0774850841
ISBN 13: 9780774850841
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tsawalk Book Review:

In Tsawalk, hereditary chief Umeek develops a theory of "Tsawalk," meaning "one," that views the nature of existence as an integrated and orderly whole, and thereby recognizes the intrinsic relationship between the physical and spiritual. Umeek demonstrates how Tsawalk provides a viable theoretical alternative that both complements and expands the view of reality presented by Western science. Tsawalk, he argues, allows both Western and indigenous views to be combined in order to advance our understanding of the universe. In addition, he shows how various fundamental aspects of Nuu-chah-nulth society are based upon Tsawalk, and what implications it has today for both Native and non-Native peoples.

Sophie s World

Sophie s World
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publsiher: Phoenix (USA)
Total Pages: 60
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 9781857995879
ISBN 13: 1857995872
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sophie s World

Sophie s World
Author: Nancy N. Rue
Publsiher: Zonderkidz
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2009-12-15
ISBN 10: 0310568838
ISBN 13: 9780310568834
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sophie s World Book Review:

When future film director Sophie LaCroix visits Williamsburg, Virginia, her imagination sends her straight into the eighteenth century. An unlikely heroine, Sophie’s forced to use her new-found war tactics to foil a heinous plot and save a friend from impending humiliation by the popular girls.

What Does It All Mean

What Does It All Mean
Author: Thomas Nagel
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 112
Release: 1987-10-15
ISBN 10: 0199763089
ISBN 13: 9780199763085
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What Does It All Mean Book Review:

In this cogent and accessible introduction to philosophy, the distinguished author of Mortal Questions and The View From Nowhere sets forth the central problems of philosophical inquiry for the beginning student. Arguing that the best way to learn about philosophy is to think about its questions directly, Thomas Nagel considers possible solutions to nine problems--knowledge of the world beyond our minds, knowledge of other minds, the mind-body problem, free will, the basis of morality, right and wrong, the nature of death, the meaning of life, and the meaning of words. Although he states his own opinions clearly, Nagel leaves these fundamental questions open, allowing students to entertain other solutions and encouraging them to think for themselves.

Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult

Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult
Author: Garrett J. DeWeese,J. P. Moreland
Publsiher: InterVarsity Press
Total Pages: 170
Release: 2009-09-20
ISBN 10: 0830876502
ISBN 13: 9780830876501
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult Book Review:

From time to time we all face life's big questions . . . What is real? How do we know what we know? What is right? Who or what am I? How should we view science and its claims? And as we wrestle with these issues, we may even find ourselves thinking, Perhaps what I need is a good dose of philosophy. It's a shame philosophy is so difficult. Garrett DeWeese and J. P. Moreland understand this frustration and in this book offer help to make philosophy at least slightly less difficult. In straightforward language with everyday examples, they explain the basics needed to understand philosophical concepts and thus bring clarity to discussions of life's big questions. Students, pastors, campus workers and ordinary Christians will all benefit from this user-friendly guide.

Story of Philosophy

Story of Philosophy
Author: Will Durant
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2012-07-24
ISBN 10: 1476702608
ISBN 13: 9781476702605
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Story of Philosophy Book Review:

A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers—Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, Santayana, James, and Dewey—The Story of Philosophy is one of the great books of our time. Few write for the non-specialist as well as Will Durant, and this book is a splendid example of his eminently readable scholarship. Durant’s insight and wit never cease to dazzle; The Story of Philosophy is a key book for any reader who wishes to survey the history and development of philosophical ideas in the Western world.

Can Sophie Change the World

Can Sophie Change the World
Author: Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2022-03-08
ISBN 10: 1452181594
ISBN 13: 9781452181592
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Can Sophie Change the World Book Review:

This is Pay It Forward meets the #BeKind movement, as seen through a Jewish principle. It's Grandpop's birthday, and all he wants is one little thing: for Sophie to change the world. He wants Sophie to do a mitzvah—something kind for others. But what exactly does that mean? As Sophie shares, teaches, helps her friends, takes care of birds, and picks up litter, she wonders which of these acts, if any, might change the world. By performing this sequence of poignant mitzvahs with an open heart, unending empathy, and a big imagination, Sophie's about to discover that what sounds like an impossible task just might be the best way to live life. In this exploration of an essential part of Jewish traditional teaching, Sophie's efforts to grant Grandpop's wish show that the smallest acts of kindness are what truly change the world. TIMELESS: Mitzvahs are a time-honored tradition and a central part of Judaic practice. This universal, timeless picture book shares a meaningful message about doing good in the world that will always be welcome and needed. A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE: This story explores an aspect of Jewish culture that is applicable to anyone interested in improving their world, making it a book that is both relevant and relatable to kids who are Jewish and non-Jewish alike. SPREAD KINDNESS: This book shows a variety of kind actions and engages with how kindness and good deeds can affect and lift up friends, family, and entire communities. BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS: The art in this book is bright and cheerful, perfect for engaging kids and getting them excited to learn how they, too, can change the world! Perfect for: • Jewish families • Jewish schools and learning centers • Teachers • Parents looking for books about kindness

Sophie s World Teacher s Guide

Sophie s World   Teacher s Guide
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Total Pages: 8
Release: 2007-05-01
ISBN 10: 9780374975272
ISBN 13: 0374975272
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sophie s Choice

Sophie s Choice
Author: William Styron
Publsiher: Open Road Media
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2010-05-04
ISBN 10: 1936317176
ISBN 13: 9781936317172
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sophie s Choice Book Review:

This award-winning novel of love, survival, and agonizing regret in post–WWII Brooklyn “belongs on that small shelf reserved for American masterpieces” (The Washington Post Book World). Winner of the National Book Award and a modern classic, Sophie’s Choice centers on three characters: Stingo, a sexually frustrated aspiring novelist; Nathan, his charismatic but violent Jewish neighbor; and Sophie, an Auschwitz survivor who is Nathan’s lover. Their entanglement in one another’s lives will build to a stirring revelation of agonizing secrets that will change them forever. Poetic in its execution, and epic in its emotional sweep, Sophie’s Choice explores the good and evil of humanity through Stingo’s burgeoning worldliness, Nathan’s volatile personality, and Sophie’s tragic past. Mixing elements from Styron’s own experience with themes of the Holocaust and the history of slavery in the American South, the novel is a profound and haunting human drama, representing Styron at the pinnacle of his literary brilliance. This ebook features an illustrated biography of William Styron, including original letters, rare photos, and never-before-seen documents from the Styron family and the Duke University Archives.

The World According to Anna

The World According to Anna
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publsiher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2015-11-12
ISBN 10: 0297609750
ISBN 13: 9780297609759
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The World According to Anna Book Review:

When fifteen-year-old Anna begins receiving messages from another time, her parents take her to the doctor. But he can find nothing wrong; in fact he believes there may be some truth to what she is seeing. Anna is haunted by visions of the desolate world of 2082. She sees her great-granddaughter, Nova, roaming through wasteland with a band of survivors, after animals and plants have died out. The more Anna sees, the more she realises she must act to prevent the future in her visions becoming real. But can she act quickly enough? 'Compelling' Sunday Times

Sophie s World

Sophie s World
Author: SOPHIE MUBVUMBI JAYAWARDENE
Publsiher: Trafford Publishing
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2012-08-08
ISBN 10: 1466939192
ISBN 13: 9781466939196
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sophie s World Book Review:

Sophies World; journeys of the lost soul is about the life I lived. I had been confronted with an issue of a new disease that no one in the world knew what to do. The disease is not the only problem I was to address, but I was also pregnant at the time with twins. Unfortunately, I had moved to this country the previous year with my husband and two young children This matter was left to the authority to decide what they were to do with me and my unborn babies. It is about how the problem was solved that send me into a very dark place. I had been given five years to live; fortunately, I out lived this period. The story is about if I had only known what I know now. It is about what I did to survive. It also about what I discovered about living in general. Above all, the miracles that exist in this world I live in. In the end, my story had to be told to the world because the story has a massage for everyone.

Sophie s Secret

Sophie s Secret
Author: Nancy N. Rue
Publsiher: Zonderkidz
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2009-12-15
ISBN 10: 0310568714
ISBN 13: 9780310568711
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sophie s Secret Book Review:

Sophie and her friends launch an “archaeological expedition” and make a disturbing discovery. Sophie keeps digging to uncover a shocking family secret. In light of this new revelation, will she ever be able to trust her parents again?

The Ringmaster s Daughter

The Ringmaster s Daughter
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publsiher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2010-07-15
ISBN 10: 0297864033
ISBN 13: 9780297864035
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Ringmaster s Daughter Book Review:

From the author of SOPHIE'S WORLD, 'A masterful mixture of fantasy and reality...a simply wonderful read' SHE. Panina Manina, a trapeze artist, falls and breaks her neck. As the ringmaster bends over her, he notices an amulet of amber around her neck, the same trinket he had given his own lost child, who was swept away in a torrent some sixteen years earlier. This tale is narrated by Petter, a precocious child and fantasist, and perhaps Jostein Gaarder's most intriguing character since Sophie. As an adult, Petter makes his living selling stories and ideas to professionals suffering from writer's block. But as Petter sits spinning his tales, he finds himself in a trap of his own making.

The Power of Concentration

The Power of Concentration
Author: Theron Q. Dumont
Publsiher: NuVision Publications, LLC
Total Pages: 186
Release: 1877
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: NYPL:33433070246552
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sophie s Universe

Sophie s Universe
Author: Dedri Strydom Uys
Publsiher: Annies
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2019-10
ISBN 10: 9781640251182
ISBN 13: 1640251189
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sophie s Universe Book Review:

Sophie's Universe was originally released as a 20-part CAL (crochet-along) in 2015, designed by Dedri Uys and sponsored by Scheepjes yarn. It is now available in printed format exclusively from Annie's! Despite its complexity, the pattern is actually written specifically for adventurous beginners. It starts out with a simple granny square that has a beautiful crochet flower in the center and gradually unfolds into a stunning, hypnotizing design.

If You Come to Earth

If You Come to Earth
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 80
Release: 2020-09-15
ISBN 10: 1452146837
ISBN 13: 9781452146836
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

If You Come to Earth Book Review:

From two-time Caldecott Winner author-illustrator Sophie Blackall! If You Came to Earth is a glorious guide to our home planet, and a call for us to take care of both Earth and each other. This stunning book is inspired by the thousands of children Sophie Blackall has met during her travels around the world in support of UNICEF and Save the Children. • An engaging storybook about a single curious and imaginative child • Simultaneously funny and touching • Carries a clear message about the need to care for the earth and each other If you come to Earth, there are a few things you need to know. . . We live in all kinds of places. In all kinds of homes. In all kinds of families. Each of us is different. But all of us are amazing. And, together, we share one beautiful planet. This masterful and moving picture book is a visually comprehensive guide to the earth, imbued with warmth and humor. • Ideal for children ages 3 to 5 years old • A great pick for teachers looking for a crowd-pleasing picture book about the world for little students • Perfect for parents, grandparents, and caregivers • You'll love this book if you love books like The Travel Book by Lonely Planet Kids, Atlas of Adventures by Rachel Williams, and If You Lived Here: Houses of the World by Giles Laroche.