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Simone Weil : the way of justice as compassion

Author: Richard H Bell
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1998.
Series: Twentieth-century political thinkers.
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This analysis of the social and political thought of Simone Weil pays particular attention to Weil's concept of justice as compassion. It describes the ways in which Weil's concept of justice stands  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bell, Richard H.
Simone Weil.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1998
(OCoLC)607118821
Online version:
Bell, Richard H.
Simone Weil.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1998
(OCoLC)609319279
Named Person: Simone Weil; Simone Weil; Simone Weil; Simone Weil
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Bell
ISBN: 0847690792 9780847690794 0847690806 9780847690800
OCLC Number: 38765165
Description: xviii, 259 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. How Simone Weil Thinks: Time, Method, and Morality --
2. "The Secret of the Human Condition": Power, Oppression, Work, and Liberty --
A Brief Retrospective --
3. Rethinking Justice and Rights --
4. A New Virtue of Justice: Love, Friendship, and "Madness" --
5. The Way of Justice as Compassion --
6. Civil Society and the Law --
7. Community and Politics: Human Needs and Social Obligations --
8. Education and Civilization --
9. Simone Weil, Post-Holocaust Judaism, and the Way of Compassion --
10. Simone Weil's Way toward a "Worthy" Civilization: A Legacy for Moral and Political Practice --
App. "The Spirit of Simone Weil's Law" / Ronald K. L. Collins and Finn E. Nielsen.
Series Title: Twentieth-century political thinkers.
Responsibility: Richard H. Bell.

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Bell [recognizes] the marginal position and the challenge that Weil's unique mode of thinking presents to contemporary social discourse. -- Mary G. Dietz, University of Minnesota American Political Read more...

 
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