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Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy /

by Gaarder, Jostein; Møller, Paulette.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Phoenix, 1996, c1994Description: x, 436 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 1857992911 :; 9781857992915.Uniform titles: Sofies verden. English.Subject(s): Philosophy -- History -- Fiction | Norwegian fiction -- 20th century | Gift of Dr. William McGrew (President of Anatolia College 1974-1999) (Bissell copy)Summary: The protagonists are Sophie Amundsen, a 14-year-old girl, and Alberto Knox, her philosophy teacher. The novel chronicles their metaphysical relationship as they study Western philosophy from its beginnings to the 20th century.
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Translation of: Sofies verden (Oslo : H. Aschehoug & Co., 1991)

This translation originally published in USA: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994.

Includes index.

The protagonists are Sophie Amundsen, a 14-year-old girl, and Alberto Knox, her philosophy teacher. The novel chronicles their metaphysical relationship as they study Western philosophy from its beginnings to the 20th century.

Translated from the Norwegian.

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