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
... and sell a feature film, "Gravity and Grace", (which takes its title from the Simone Weil volume of the same name) ... 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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    Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    It is not the cause for which men took up arms that makes a victory more just or less, it is the order that is established when arms have been laid down.
    —Simone Weil (1909–1943)