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Weil, Simone 1909-1943

Works: 1,548 works in 4,673 publications in 15 languages and 82,475 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Meditations  Controversial literature  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Periodicals  History 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, 070
Classifications: B2430.W474, 194
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Waiting for God by Simone Weil( Book )

181 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gift of Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut
The need for roots; prelude to a declaration of duties toward mankind by Simone Weil( Book )

119 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hailed by Andre Gide as the patron saint of all outsiders, Simone Well's short life was ample testimony to her beliefs. In 1943, the final year of her life, unable to join the resistance movement in France, she worked in London for the Free French government in exile. Here she was commissioned to outline a plan for the renewal of Europe after the scourge of Nazism. The Need for Roots was the direct result. In it she seized the opportunity to denounce the false values of contemporary civilization. In the cult of materialism she witnessed a devastating loss of spirit and consequently of human values. To counteract this she sets out a radical vision for spiritual and political renewal with a passion for truth which sweeps through these pages. The book has become a lasting spiritual testament for our age, where we are confronted, as T.S. Eliot comments, by a genius akin to that of the saints."--Jacket
Oppression and liberty by Simone Weil( Book )

94 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussing political and social oppression, its permanent causes, the way it works and its contemporary form, this volume of Simone Weil's writings offers thought-provoking ideas on political theory
Gravity and grace by Simone Weil( Book )

102 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gravity and Grace was the first ever publication by the remarkable thinker and activist, Simone Weil. In it Gustave Thibon, the priest to whom she had entrusted her notebooks before her untimely death, compiled in one remarkable volume a compendium of her writings that have become a source of spiritual guidance and wisdom for countless individuals
The Simone Weil reader by Simone Weil( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immediate and guiding aim of this book is to introduce the contemporary reader to the work and thought of Simone Weil
Intimations of Christianity among the ancient Greeks by Simone Weil( Book )

37 editions published between 1952 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad; or, The poem of force by Simone Weil( Book )

42 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and French and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Simone Weil's "The Iliad, or the Poem of Force" is one of her most celebrated works - an analysis of Homer's epic that presents a nightmare vision of combat as a machine in which all humanity is lost. First published on the eve of war in 1939, the essay has often been read as a pacifist manifesto. Rachel Bespaloff was a French contemporary of Weil's whose work similarly explored the complex relations between literature, religion, and philosophy. She composed her own distinctive discussion of the Iliad in the midst of World War II
Lectures on philosophy by Simone Weil( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derived from Weil's lectures, the collection presents a general introduction to philosophy, ranging widely over problems about perception, mind, language, and reasoning, as well as problems in moral and political philosophy
La condition ouvrière by Simone Weil( Book )

111 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fin décembre 1934, Simone Weil entrait comme manoeuvre dans une usine afin de partager la vie d'un ouvrier, ses peines, mais aussi éprouver la solidarité et l'amitié. Ce recueil comporte son journal d'usine ainsi que divers textes de correspondance, d'articles et de notes critiques, dont la réflexion porte sur la solidarité des exploités comme la dignité de l'individu bafouée
Cahiers by Simone Weil( Book )

88 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettre à un religieux by Simone Weil( Book )

61 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains questions and expressions of the author's opinion on matters concerning the Catholic faith, dogma, and institutions
Selected essays : 1934-1943 by Simone Weil( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On science, necessity, and the love of God; essays by Simone Weil( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'enracinement; prélude à une déclaration des devoirs envers l'être humain by Simone Weil( Book )

60 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simone Weil, an anthology by Simone Weil( Book )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings by the French philosopher Simone Weil, who served in the Spanish Civil War and in the Free French movement. A deep mystical feeling for the Catholic faith with a profound reluctance to join an organised religion is at the heart of most of her writings
Écrits historiques et politiques by Simone Weil( Book )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems about unusual or frightening things. Includes as topics Halloween, witches, and creepy creatures
La pesanteur et la grâce by Simone Weil( Book )

59 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ce recueil est tiré des manuscrits qui contiennent l'essentiel de la pensée de Simone Weil sur l'amour, le mal, le malheur, la violence, la beauté
Simone Weil by Simone Weil( Book )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gateway to God by Simone Weil( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La source grecque by Simone Weil( Book )

47 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume five of twelve of the Past Masters Edition
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The Simone Weil reader
The need for roots; prelude to a declaration of duties toward mankindOppression and libertyGravity and graceThe Simone Weil readerIntimations of Christianity among the ancient GreeksThe Iliad; or, The poem of forceLectures on philosophyCahiers
Alternative Names
Novis Emile

Novis Émile 1909-1943

Simona Veil

Simona Weil

Simone Weil filosofa, attivista, anarchica e mistica francese

Simone Weil filósofa francesa

Simone Weil franca filozofo

Simone Weil francia írónő, aktivista, filozófus és misztikus

Simone Weil francuska filozof i myślicielka

Simone Weil Frans filosoof

Simone Weil fransk filosof

Simone Weil französische Philosophin jüdischer Abstammung

Simone Weil French philosopher, Christian mystic and socal activist.

Simone Weil French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist

Simone Weil philosophe française

Simone Weil ranskalainen filosofi

Simone Weilová francouzská filosofka

Simōnu, Veiyu 1909-1943

Veil Simone

Vejl', Simona.

Weil, Adolphine Simone 1909-1943

Weil S.

Weil, Simon

Weil, Simone

Weil Simone Adolphine

Weil, Simone Adolphine 1909-1943

Weill, Simone 1909-1943

Σιμόν Βέιλ Γαλλίδα φιλόσοφος και πολιτική ακτιβίστρια

Вейль Симона

Симон Вейл

Симон Вејл

Симона Вейль французский философ и религиозный мыслитель

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سیمۆن ڤێی

베에유, 시몬느 1909-1943

베유, 시몬 1909-1943

베유, 시몬 아돌핀 1909-1943

베유, 시몬느 1909-1943

베이유, 시몬느 1909-1943

시몬 베유

ヴェ-ユ 1909-1943

ヴェイユ, S

ヴェイユ, シモーヌ

ヴェイユ, シモーヌ (*) 1909-1943

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シモーヌ・ヴァイユ (*) 1909-1943


シモーヌ・ヴェイユ‏ 1909-1943

薇依, 西蒙娜

薇依, 西蒙娜 (1909-1943).