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Maya oder Das Wunder des Lebens

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Ein phantastisches Leselabyrinth

»Irgendwo habe ich dieses Mädchen schon einmal gesehen«, denkt sich der Evolutionsbiologe Frank Andersen, als er Ana kennenlernt. Doch erst bei einem Besuch im Prado vor Goyas ›Maya‹ geht ihm ein Licht auf. Anas Gesicht sieht genauso aus wie das der Maya, doch das Bild ist 200 Jahre alt. Eine Laune der Natur? Oder ist es möglich, daß nicht
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Hardcover, 429 pages
Published 2000 by Hanser (first published 1999)
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Huda Yahya

روضتُ نفسي على فكرة أني مجرد جزء ضئيل من مغامرة الحضارة العظمى...مجرد كسرة عابرة من شيء أعظم مني وأقوى

هناك شاغلان أساسيان لجوستاين غاردر:
"الفلسفة والتطور"
فبينما نجد بعض الأجوبة لدى علماء الأحياء التطوري و
مفسري نظرية الانفجار الكبير
تظل أسئلة الفيلسوف منهمرة
لا تتوقف عند حدود

ومبدأ الفلسفة الأول هو أن تطرح الأسئلة
وقدر ما كان السؤال عميقا
قدر ما يستحق شديد الاحترام

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بلمعة برق باهرة، أرتني تلك الواقعة أني أنا أيضًا كائن حي من لحم ودم، مجرد حيوان آخر له قسطه من الزمن على هذه الأرض، لكنه يومًا
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নু -জাহাত -জাবিন
ইয়েসতেন গারডার এই নামের সাথে পরথম পরিচয় সোফির জগৎ দিয়ে। পরথম বইতেই মুগধ পরের গুলায় সেই মুগধতা করাশ লেভেলে গেছে গা -_- আমার অলপ কিছু ডরিমের ভিতরে একটা আছে টা দেশে যাব এর ভিতরে নরওয়ে একটা । নরওয়ের পরতি এই আগরহের কারন নরস মিথের ভিতরেই সীমাবদধ ছিল। এখন মনে হচছে গারডার সাহেবের কারনেও গেলে খুব একটা খারাপ হয় না । টা দেশের মত জন লেখকের লিসট আছে যাদের সাথে আমি দেখা করতে চাই । সমসযা একটাই লিসটের % লেখক মৃত । জীবিতদের ভিতরে গারডার সাহেব অনযতম।
সোফির জগৎ অথবা দযা অরেঞজ গারল ছিল শুধুই দরশনের কিনতু মায়া একই স
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Saud Omar
من مدونتي: ثمانون كتابا بحثا عن مخرج


https://saudomar.wordpress.com

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تنبيه: لا يوجد حرق للرواية في هذه المراجعة

رواية مايا عبارة عن تأملات في المعجزة التي اسمها ( وجودنا ) .. أو كما تقول الرواية ( لو تعلق الأمر بالاحتمالات, لشارف هذا الوجود على الاستحالة ) ..

تبدأ الرواية بوصول فرانك أندرسون, عالم الأحياء التطوري, للجزيرة الفيجية تافوني للاسترخاء قادماً من استراليا بعد أن أنهى رحلة بحث علمي. في الأيام القليلة التي يقضيها فرانك في تافوني يلتقي ببعض الأشخاص المثيرين للاهتمام وتدور بينه وبينهم بعض ال
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Ali
Jul 27, 2011 Ali rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the second novel I've read by Gaarder. As an admirer of philosophy, it's not as informative as Sophie's World, but they both manifest Gaarder as a wise writer. This story speaks of love, loss, and meaning. It touches on philosophy and evolution. I like Gaarder's strong non-religious philosophical faith in God which makes an atheist's stance looks ridiculous. As he says, in terms of probability, nothingness would've been far more likely, and I agree. I also like the idea presented in the ...more
Ana Raquel
Jun 26, 2013 Ana Raquel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Adoro os livros de Jostein Gaarder porque abordam, questões e/ou temas para as quais o ser humano ainda não encontrou respostas.

Os temas abordados neste magnífico livro situam-se nas questões de fórum existencialista, abarcando o mistério do cosmos, o mistério da vida e o mistério da morte.

Centrando sobre o mistério da morte, é sabido que a nossa sociedade e cultura, evita falar sobre a morte. Sendo ela - "a morte" - um grande "tabu" nos dias de hoje. Por esta razão, as pessoas numa situação de
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indri
Apr 05, 2010 indri rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: philosophy
#2010-28#

Kita melahirkan dan dilahirkan oleh sebuah jiwa yang tak kita kenal. Ketika teka-teki itu berdiri pada kedua kakinya tanpa dapat terpecahkan, itulah giliran kita. Ketika impian mencubit lengannya sendiri tanpa terbangun, itulah kita. Karena kita adalah teka-teki yang tak terterka oleh siapa pun. Kita adalah dongeng yang terperangkap dalam bayangannya sendiri. Kita adalah apa yang terus berjalan tanpa pernah tiba pada pengertian...

Manusia, si makhluk unik yang berpikir, yang dikutuk untu
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Sujeet
Jostein Gaarder prepares a cake called "Maya" by mixing Indian Advaita Philosophy with Darwin's theory of Evolution and baking it in an oven at a temperature of intellectual stimulation. After garnishing with a little bit of mystery, he tops it with some romance. The cake is served in a shape of a very very long letter.
Unfortunately, the resultant is so unpalatable that even if you could enjoy the flavour, you don't really like the overall treat. Especially when the chef had earlier given you "
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Walaa R. Darwish
May 06, 2016 Walaa R. Darwish rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
! مش مصدقة ان دا نفس كاتب عالم صوفي
يبدو انه شهر الروايات المملة
Kidentropia
Nov 05, 2012 Kidentropia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An incredibly poetic interpretation of what it means for us, as a species, to be alive in this very moment; a very complex, sometimes surreal, tale summarizing what evolution has given us with, and how we have arrived at this point in the history of the planet, while at the same time showing us the circles that complete our lives as human beings.
Maryam
Dec 17, 2014 Maryam is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
كتاب حول مسئله لاينحل تكامل است.مسئله اي كه از وقتي به گوشم خورد براي ساليان ذهنم را درگير خودش كرد.نويسنده با جملات سنجيده مسئله را ميشكافد.گاهي حرف ها زيادي پيچيده مي شود ولي لحن كتاب ساده و خودمانيست.تا اينجا كه كتاب را خوانده ام فكر نميكردم كسي ديدگاه مذهبي آفرينش انسان و نظريه تكامل را اينقدر ماهرانه با هم تطبيق بدهد.
Sonya
Oct 18, 2014 Sonya rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
به این نویسنده خیلی علاقه دارم شاید علت اینکه این کتاب به اندازه ی کتاب های دیگرش جذبم نکرد تکراری بودن قسمت هایی از اون در کتاب های دیگرش بود ولی باز هم نکات زیادی داشت که می شد ساعت ها روش فکر کرد
Wafa
May 14, 2015 Wafa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ثمة شرخ في رؤيتي وسوف يظل الجنون يتدفق خلاله

anais nin


هذه رواية مجنونة مازالت تلح علي لأكتب مراجعة عنها بالرغم من أنني قد أنهيتها منذ أسبوعين

هیچ کس
Dec 14, 2008 هیچ کس is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
چند روز پیش رفتم شهر کتاب نیاوران و دیدم ترجمه شده...یک کتاب جدید از نویسنده مورد علاقه ام...بهترین چیزه که با خودت ببریش مسافرت و تو اوغات فراغتت بخونیش...
Vanessa Crooks
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Becky
Dec 06, 2009 Becky rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed, 2009
This is really the first "philosophy" book I've read, and I'm not sure what to make of it, honestly. The initial part of this book, in which the background hints that there is a bit of a mystery are given, to me had a little bit of a gothic mystery feel. Everything seems normal on top, but underneath, there's something just not quite right. It had me intrigued, and was enough of an intrigue to allow me to read through this book in the better part of a day and a half, despite some very deep intel ...more
Sabrina
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Fajar
Jul 07, 2008 Fajar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I had high hopes with this one. After all, Gaarder was the man who penned one of the modern classics that is Sophie’s World.

And he didn’t disappoint me. Maya is definitely a worthy successor to the likes of Sophie’s World and Vita Brevis. Staying true to his calling, he takes us in a tour-de-force of hard philosophical questions that were difficult to imagine, - let alone deliberate, by anyone alone. This, - I think, is where his greatest influence is supposed to be : in his provocations where
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Bayan Alhuneiti
Aug 18, 2014 Bayan Alhuneiti rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
جوستاين جاردر وروايته الشيقة التي تناقش أفكار حول تطور الحياة على الأرض ،اصل الجنس البشري ونظرية تطوره ، طبيعية الادراك والوعي عند البشر، و الغاية من الوجود الإنساني واحتمالية كون هذه المرحلة مؤقتة وسبب لوجود حياة وكائنات أكثر تطورا منا !
يقول الكاتب جوستاين جاردر على لسان الراوي جون سبوك واصفا ما كتب : " يتضمن الكتاب قصة واقعية بقدر ما هي عمل من أعمال الخيال. غير أني لا أدري أي القصتين أشد غرابة من الأخرى. إنهما مثل الدجاجة و البيضة. فلولا القصة الأصلية لما أمكن للمبتكرة أن توجد، ولولا القصة ال
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Michael Belcher
May 26, 2013 Michael Belcher rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What begins as a slow, plodding rumination on not-much-at-all (i.e. repetitive lessons on evolutionary biology and the ramblings of characters you don't yet care about) turns into an intriguing, slow-boiling mystery about life: both backwards and forwards. I found myself riveted once the initial banality dissolved, eagerly speeding through the rest of the book, and by the time I finished the novel even the first 100 pages took on a new, fascinating appeal. It's a bold move for a writer to start ...more
Algirdas Brukštus
Praėjus 9 metams po "Kortų paslapties", tarytum pirmosios aidas pasirodė "Maja". Čia taip pat sutinkame tą patį gnomą, vinguriuojantį tarp žmonių likimų. Deja. Jei pirmoji knyga rašyta iš vaiko pozicijos, tai ši - iš 65 metus turinčio anglų rašytojo, todėl, jei ir leidžiama pradžioje prasiveržti fantazijai, galiausiai nugali racionalumas. Matyt, jei rašytojas nuoširdžiai perteikia pasaulį vaiko akimis, jis tai daro iš savo vidinio vaiko pozicijos ir rašydamas leidžia reikštis tam vaikui iki soti ...more
erry
Jun 15, 2008 erry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: filsafat
finally..akhirnya selesai juga. kita diajak menelusuri misteri kehidupan. Mundur ke periode devon, zaman karbon, jurassic, hingga jauh ke big bang.
"tepuk tangan untuk big bang baru muncul 15 milyar tahun setelahnya"
"saudara tiri neanderthal yg ternama, katak yang bermetamorfosis, dan kadal yang berubah bentuk"
paduan dari filsafat yang dibumbui dengan science, evolusi, dan fiksi yang diramu dengan sebuah narasi ala gaarder. must have book buat para pencinta karya2 gaarder, plus para penentang ata
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Ahmad
Apr 09, 2016 Ahmad rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Setelah berkenalan dengan Sophie, bertualang di perpustakaan Bibi Bokken, memahami Gadis Jeruk, dibacakan cerita Putri Sirkus dan Lelaki Penjual Dongeng, serta berusaha memecahkan Misteri Soliter, saya diizinkan oleh Mr. Gaarder untuk memahami Dunia Maya. Dan sekali lagi saya dituntun untuk berpikir dan berpikir lagi.

Pada awalnya saya mengira bahwa Frank Andersen adalah tokoh utamanya. Ternyata bukan! Gaarder begitu teliti untuk merangsang ketelitian pembaca - atau saya yang memang tidak teliti.
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Raisa
Sep 04, 2014 Raisa rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I picked this book up purely on the strength of Sophie's World, which was a great read. Sadly, Maya didn't pack a punch like Sophie's World did.

In Maya, a group of people in Taveuni in Fiji meet and connect. The narrator, a lonely Norwegian is intrigued by a Spanish couple who go around spouting mysterious aphorisms. The whole group connect in different ways and discuss life, love and other things.

For me, the first half of the book was extremely slow moving. Particularly a section which had the
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Wit Witha
Tahun 2000 memang masih dua tahun lagi. Tetapi banyak orang sudah berkumpul di Pulau Taveuni, Fiji. Pulau yang berjulukan date-line itu dipilih untuk menyaksikan pergantian millenium baru karena disanalah tahun baru akan terjadi lebih dulu dibanding belahan bumi yang lain. Dengan menaiki sebuah pesawat kotak korek api, Frank Andersen menuju Pulau itu. Disana, sudah ada penulis asal Inggris bernama John Spooke, pasangan suami-istri dari Spanyol Ana dan Jose, serta Laura, dan Bill yang perannya ti ...more
FRISCA TOBING
Apr 16, 2016 FRISCA TOBING rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Kita melahirkan dan dilahirkan oleh sebuah jiwa yang tak kita kenal.
Kita adalah teka-teki yang tak teterka siapa pun.
Kita adalah dongeng yang terperangkap dalam khayalannya sendiri.
Kita adalah apa yang terus berjalan tanpa pernah tiba pada pengertian.

Sang Mata yang meneliti alam semesta adalah mata alam semesta itu sendiri.

Apakah dongeng benar-benar akan menjadi dongeng jika ia tidak bisa melihat dirinya sendiri?
Apakah kehidupan sehari-hari akan menjadi keajaiban jika ia terus-menerus berkelilin
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N.J. Ramsden
Feb 01, 2014 N.J. Ramsden rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
Either I missed something deeply profound about this, or it really is just a hollow and unsatisfying piece of hand-waving navel-gazing drivel with something in it about a lizard.

I suspect the latter.
Lee Kofman
I really loved the first 50 or so pages of Maya, despite the utterly depressing subject matter (acute dread of death). However, once Gaarder introduced a speaking lizard into the book, it went downhill for me. I found the dialogue and plot to be often forced at the service of conveying ideas which were interesting (e.g. different approaches to coping with death and to understanding the creation of our universe, and the probability of existence of some divinity), however overwritten, repetitive. ...more
Ana Mladenović
To be honest with you, this is a Jostein Gaarder book, so I was going to either be blown away by it or, at the very least, mildly like it. Unfortunately, my opinion seems to fall into the second cathegory and it's greatly influenced solely by appreciation of the pure existence of this writer. As always, the writing was impeccable. I truly admire Gaarder's dedication to accuracy of the facts, as well as wonderfully put details and character quirks. With that in mind, and as typical as this sounds ...more
Nelly  Efriana
Feb 10, 2009 Nelly Efriana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Ammar
Jun 04, 2015 Ammar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
.يشتهر (جوستن غاردر) بأنه أستاذ فلسفة، يحاول من خلال رواياته إيصال الأفكار الفلسفية المعقدة ضمن إطار قصصي لتسهيل فهمها، ولنشرها بين مختلف فئات المجتمع

عالم صوفي)كانت تجربتي الأولى معه، كانت تجربة جميلة)

إذا أردنا وضع إطار عام للرواية، سأقول أنه يحاول بث شعور الدهشة بالحياة والوجود. يريد أن يقول لك إن وجودك بحد ذاته يؤول احتماله إلى الصفر. ولكنك موجود، لو لم تكن موجوداً لما كان أحد سيتعجب كيف لم يوجد!

تختلف مايا عن عالم صوفي في المضمون، عالم صوفي غزيرة بالمعلومات الفلسفية مليئة بتاريخ الفلسفة حتى تخ
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Jostein Gaarder is a Norwegian intellectual and author of several novels, short stories and children's books. Gaarder often writes from the perspective of children, exploring their sense of wonder about the world. He often uses metafiction in his works, writing stories within stories.

Gaarder was born into a pedagogical family. His best known work is the novel Sophie's World, subtitled A Novel abou
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