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Sophie's World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date March 20, 2007
Pages 518
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374530716
ISBN-10 0374530718
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $14.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Discovering two thought-provoking philosophical questions in her mailbox, Sophie enrolls in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher and begins to receive some equally unusual letters that take her on a journey of philosophical discovery ranging from Socrates to Sartre and beyond. Reprint.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780374266424
 
With Paulette Moller (other contributor) | from Farrar Straus & Giroux (September 1, 1994)
9780374266424 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $25.00
About: 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
Paperback
Book cover for 9780374530716 Book cover for 9780425152256 Book cover for 9780425156841
 
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With Paulette Moller (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (March 20, 2007)
9780374530716 | details & prices | 518 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $14.00
About: Discovering two thought-provoking philosophical questions in her mailbox, Sophie enrolls in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher and begins to receive some equally unusual letters that take her on a journey of philosophical discovery ranging from Socrates to Sartre and beyond.
With Paulette Moller | Reprint edition from Berkley Pub Group (January 1, 1997)
9780425156841 | details & prices | 523 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $14.95
About: A novel about the history of philosophy chronicles the story of a teenaged girl who discovers a mysterious letter in her mailbox and embarks on a journey of philosophical discovery, taking her from Socrates to Sartre and beyond.
Reissue edition from Boulevard (March 1, 1996)
9780425152256 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.25 × 1.50 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $7.99
About: 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
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781427200877
 
With Simon Vance | from Macmillan Audio (March 20, 2007)
9781427200877 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.75 × 2.00 in. | 0.98 lbs | List price $59.95
About: 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.
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781574530018
 
With Kitt Weagant (other contributor), Jacob Needleman (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Audio Literature (April 1, 1998)
9781574530018 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $17.95
About: A comprehensive history of Western philosophy in the form of a novel, this story is framed by a series of letters from a mysterious philosopher to a 14-year-old Norwegian schoolgirl.
Prebinding
from Turtleback Books (March 1, 1996)
9781417664856 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 1.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $16.95
About: 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

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