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  1. Formative Writings (Routledge Revivals)

    By Simone Weil

    This volume, first published in English in 1987 makes available an important part of Weil’s early writings. Although primarily known as a religious thinker, she devoted enormous energy in her formative years to her work as a political activist and as a philosopher/teacher. This book reveals...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Waiting on God (Routledge Revivals)

    By Simone Weil

    A work first published in English in 1951, Waiting on God forms the best possible introduction to the work of Simone Weil, for it brings us into direct contact with this amazing personality, at once so pure, so ardent, so utterly sincere, yet normally so reserved that only her closest friends...

    Published November 25th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Notebooks of Simone Weil

    By Simone Weil

    Simone Weil (1909-1943) was a defining figure of the twentieth century; a philosopher, Christian, resistance fighter, anarchist, feminist, Labour activist and teacher. She was described by T. S. Eliot as 'a woman of genius, of a kind of genius akin to that of the saints', and by Albert Camus as '...

    Published December 24th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Gravity and Grace

    By Simone Weil

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Gravity and Grace was the first ever publication by the remarkable thinker and activist, Simone Weil. In it Gustave Thibon, the farmer 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...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Letter to a Priest

    2nd Edition

    By Simone Weil

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Letter to a Priest encapsulates the sharp wit and questioning nature of Simone Weil. Regarded by Susan Sontag as 'one of the most uncompromising and troubling witnesses to the modern travail of the spirit', Weil grips the moral imagination as few others before or since. She was only thirty four...

    Published April 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Need for Roots

    Prelude to a Declaration of Duties Towards Mankind, 2nd Edition

    By Simone Weil

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Hailed by Andre Gide as the patron saint of all outsiders, Simone Weil's short life was ample testimony to her beliefs. In 1942 she fled France along with her family, going firstly to America. She then moved back to London in order to work with de Gaulle. Published posthumously The Need for Roots...

    Published October 11th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Oppression and Liberty

    By Simone Weil

    Series: Routledge Classics

    The remarkable French thinker Simone Weil is one of the leading intellectual and spiritual figures of the twentieth century. A legendary essayist, political philosopher and member of the French resistance, her literary output belied her tragically short life. Most of her work was published...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Oppression and Liberty

    By Simone Weil

    Oppression and Liberty is one of Simone Weil's most important books on political theory.Here she discusses political and social oppression, its permanent causes, the way it works and its contemporary forms. Simone Weil's writings on oppression and liberty continue to be as valid and...

    Published August 3rd 1988 by Routledge

  9. Gravity and Grace

    By Simone Weil

    Gravity and Grace shows Weil's religious thoughts and ideas, drawn from many sources - Christian, Jewish, Indian, Greek and Hindu - and focusing on suffering and redemption. It brings the reader face to face with the profoundest levels of existence as Weil explores the relationship of the human...

    Published October 7th 1987 by Routledge

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