Simone Weil

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French philosopher (1909-1943)


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The goal of the conference, reflecting the Simone Weil Center's general mission, was to explore the political questions separating Russia and the West and thus to seek ways of getting beyond the present dead-end.
Beauty That Saves: Essays on Aesthetics and Language in Simone Weil, ed.
French philosopher Simone Weil (Venise Sauvee 1955)
Simone Weil, who died toward the end of the Second World War--too young at thirty-four--provides a clue:
French philosopher Simone Weil died of tuberculosis and self-inflicted starvation in 1943, alone, at the age of thirty-four.
According to Simone Weil, to whom true freedom consists not primarily in a relationship between desire and satisfaction, but rather in a relationship between thought and action, the non-mechanical manual work is the source of the greatest imaginable expansion for mankind.
He begins by examining two sets of the truth, and the truth of each truth, then turns to Auerbach's mimesis, Simone Weil between Homer and Christ, truth from Virgil to the modern era, fiction desacralized, and finally, the real reason for Don Quixote's madness.
She engages the spiritual biographies of three radical Christians, John Woolman, Simone Weil, and Dorothy Day to discover practices that might inform a Christian response to the crisis.
And individuals such as Simone Weil, Albert Camus, and Czeslaw Milosz have long sought to forge a human bond that nurtures understanding and tolerance, and guards against our history of wreckage.
La compassione, altrove definita l"amore mendicante', e soprannaturale, 'perche e soprannaturale discendere'" (Winch P (1995) Simone Weil.
Simone Weil fluidly and precisely describes this practice and the receptive consent to the subject that accompanies it in her response to stark contemporary circumstances earlier in the century.
El misticismo de San Juan es muy oriental, los orientales que viven en Occidente siempre encuentran analogia entre su misticismo, el de San Juan de la Cruz y el de Meister Eckardt" (Contardo E6), y en sus cuadernos de la decada de los 70 se suma el interes por figuras como Simone Weil y Thomas Merton.
By contrast, She centers on only one person, Simone Weil, around whom wheels a much larger verbal universe than the ones found in the earlier book.
Entre otros freaks, menciono a Emilio Adolfo Westphalen, Rimbaud, Simone Weil, Blanca Varela, Eliot, Valery y Maupassant.