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
... film, "Gravity and Grace", (which takes its title from the Simone Weil volume of the same name) ... 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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    One cannot imagine St. Francis of Assisi talking about rights.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    I am not a Catholic; but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in the course of the centuries has nourished all of our European civilization, as something that one cannot renounce without becoming degraded.
    —Simone Weil (1909–1943)