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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Chris Kraus (American Writer) - Works
... to make and sell a feature film, "Gravity and Grace", (which takes its title from the Simone Weil volume of the same name) ... a kind of archaeology of 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 ...
Simone Weil - Bibliography - Audio Recordings
... Cayley, David (2002) ... Enlightened by Love The Thought of Simone Weil ...

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    There is one, and only one, thing in modern society more hideous than crime—namely, repressive justice.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    If we are suffering illness, poverty, or misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we know it is false; so soon as one has got used to not suffering one wants something else.
    —Simone Weil (1909–1943)