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Simone Weil

Author: Palle Yourgrau
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2011.
Series: Critical lives (London, England)
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Simone Weil, legendary French philosopher, political activist, and mystic, died in 1943 at a sanatorium in Kent, England, at the age of thirty-four. During her brief lifetime, Weil was a paradox of asceticism and reclusive introversion who also maintained a teaching career and an active participation in politics. In this concise biography, Palle Yourgrau outlines Weil's influential life and work and demonstrates how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Simone Weil; Simone Weil; Simone Weil
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Palle Yourgrau
ISBN: 9781861897985 1861897987
OCLC Number: 712783369
Description: 189 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Three Simones --
Six swans --
Au revoir, la revolution --
A lesson in war --
A great day for Indo-China --
A difference between France and God --
Fetes de la faim --
On the Jewish question --
The crucifixion suffices.
Series Title: Critical lives (London, England)
Responsibility: Palle Yourgrau.
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This book is an engaging presentation of the life and work of the legendary French philosopher, political activist and mystic Simone Weil. Palle Yourgrau assesses Weil's controversial critique of  Read more...

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