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
... and Grace", (which takes its title from the Simone Weil volume of the same name) ... 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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    As soon as men know that they can kill without fear of punishment or blame, they kill; or at least they encourage killers with approving smiles.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    The role of the intelligence—that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates opinions—is merely to submit.
    —Simone Weil (1909–1943)