The thirty-third part of this philosophy unit is a continuation of Sophie’s World. Use the following information for classroom instruction.
Use the text Sophie’s World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy by Jostein Gaarder. Any edition will work.
Have students read the chapter titled, “The Garden Party.” It would be best if students took notes on key points from the reading.
Next, go over the slideshow (included in this article with more elaborate points). It is titled “Sophie’s World Part Thirty-Three.”
- Slide 1 (Title Page)
- Slide 2 (Terms to Know)
- Slide 3 (Class Discussion)
- Slide 4 (Class Discussion Continued)
Furthermore, have students complete the following assignment:
- Several pages later, Alberto says: “A composition—and every work of art is one—is created in a wondrous interplay between imagination and reason, or between mind and reflection.” In a brief personal essay, apply this assertion to one of your favorite drawings, paintings, sculptures, poems, etc. (Holtzbrinck Publishers 4)