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Sophie's World

Several themes are identifiable in Jostein Gaarder's Sophie's World, but the importance of inquiry is perhaps the most significant. In this work blending fiction with philosophy, a young girl named...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2018, 2:26 pm (UTC)

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Sophie's World

Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaardner is a mystery novel on at least three levels. There is the mystery of who is sending the questions and pages on philosophy. There is the mystery of Hilde. There is...

Latest answer posted October 5, 2018, 9:01 pm (UTC)

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Sophie's World

The most correct answer is to say that philosophy has its origins in human language. Once language emerged, so did the meta-cognition skills needed to reflect on issues such as meaning and ethics...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2011, 10:38 am (UTC)

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Sophie's World

The biggest theme in this text, which reoccurrs again and again, is the need that humans have for philosophy as a means of understanding life and ordering their existence. In this novel, philosophy...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2013, 6:20 am (UTC)

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Sophie's World

Motif is a recurrent word, image, idea or sound which explains the theme/s in a novel. In 'Sophie's World,' the theme is about the place of philosophy in our lives. The novel seems to suggest that...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2015, 4:17 pm (UTC)

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Sophie's World

At the end of Sophie's World we see the theme of existence again, a theme concerned with the meaning of life and of understanding mankind's place in the universe. This is a theme that is returned...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2015, 3:29 pm (UTC)

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Sophie's World

Descartes' dualism, "Cartesian dualism" started the modern argument about the "mind-body" problem. Descartes suggested that the body is a machine, materialistic; and that the mind is metaphysical....

Latest answer posted February 13, 2010, 6:20 am (UTC)

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Sophie's World

Are you in a management position, or are your coworkers your peers? Are you all sales associates working in the same store? If that is the case, I would wonder why their behavior is so upsetting to...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2009, 5:42 am (UTC)

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