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Sophie’s World

Philosophy often scares us with its many “isms” and mind-stretching trains of thought. But it shouldn’t be so daunting. Philosophy is the study of life, of why we exist, and what happens after we die.

Through the inexplicable experiences of a fourteen-year-old Norwegian girl, Sophie Amundsen, author Jostein Gaarder brings his readers through a crash course on philosophy from ancient times to the present. As an American, I found the Norwegian perspective rather interesting. How often can a book entertain, teach, and give you a new outlook on the world?


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