Who is Simone Weil?

  • (noun): French philosopher (1909-1943).
    Synonyms: Weil

Simone Weil

Simone Weil (; 3 February 1909 – 24 August 1943) was a French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist.

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Simone Weil - Bibliography - Audio Recordings
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Chris Kraus (American Writer) - Works
... sell a feature film, "Gravity and Grace", (which takes its title from the Simone Weil volume of the same name) ... embodied suffering, following the narrator's Crohn's disease back to Simone Weil's self-mortifying ethics, political theology, and eventual death by starvation ... "All her life," Kraus writes, "Simone Weil suffered viscerally from the collapse of beauty ...

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    A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil.
    —Simone Weil (1909–1943)