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
... 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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    Every time that I think of the crucifixion of Christ, I commit the sin of envy.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
    —Simone Weil (1909–1943)