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  • The Need for Roots
    The Need for Roots (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    In this, her most famous book, Weil reflects on the importance of religious and political social structures in the life of the individual.

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  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    Presents a unique collection of Weil's writings, one concentrating on her explicitly philosophical thinking. The essays are drawn chiefly from the time Weil spent in Marseille in 1940-42. Beyond making important texts available, this selection provides the context for understanding Weil's thought as a whole.

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  • Letter to a Priest
    Letter to a Priest (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    A letter written by Simone Weil to a French priest in New York, in which she raises fundamental and highly controversial concerns on matters of Catholic faith, dogma and institutions.

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  • Turning Teaching Inside Out
    Turning Teaching Inside Out (English, Paperback) Simone Weil Davis

    Using the successful Inside-Out program, in which incarcerated and non-incarcerated college students are taught in the same classroom, this book explores the practice of community-based learning, including the voices of teachers and participants, and offers a model for courses, student life programs, and faculty training.

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  • Gravity and Grace
    Gravity and Grace (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    On the fiftieth anniversary of the first English edition, this Routledge Classics edition offers the English reader the complete text of this landmark work for the first time ever.

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  • Waiting for God
    Waiting for God (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    Emerging from the thought-provoking discussions and correspondence Simone Weil had with the Reverend Father Perrin, this classic collection of essays contains the renowned philosopher and social activist's most profound meditations on the relationship of human life to the realm of the transcendent. An enduring masterwork and "one of the most neglected resources of our century" (Adrienne Rich),...

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  • On The Abolition Of All Polictical
    On The Abolition Of All Polictical (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    An NYRB Classics Original...

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  • Awaiting God
    Awaiting God (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    Awaiting God (218 pages) combines a fresh translation (by Weil scholar, Brad Jersak) of Simone Weil's 'Waiting for God' and 'Letter to a Priest' (Attente de Dieu and Lettre un Religieux) in one volume. These works are considered Weil's primary essays and letters. In addition, Simone Weil's niece has contributed an introductory article entitled, 'Simone Weil and the Rabbi's: Compassion and...

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  • Awaiting God
    Awaiting God (English, Paperback) Simone Weil $20.48
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  • War And The Iliad
    War And The Iliad (English, Paperback) Simone Weil, Rachel Bespaloff

    War and the Iliad is a perfect introduction to the range of Homer's art as well as a provocative and rewarding demonstration of the links between literature, philosophy, and questions of life and death....

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  • Gravity and Grace
    Gravity and Grace (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    Simone Weil, the French philosopher, political activist, and religious mystic, was little known when she died in 1943. The aphorisms in this book reflect the religious philosophy of Weil's last years. This book shows why critics have called Weil "a great soul who might have become a saint" and "the outsider as saint, in an age of alienation".

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  • First and Last Notebooks
    First and Last Notebooks (English, Paperback) Simone Weil $37.52 $45.00
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  • Simone Weil: An Anthology
    Simone Weil: An Anthology (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    Simone Weil was one of the foremost thinkers of the twentieth century: a philosopher, theologian, critic, sociologist and political activist. This anthology spans the wide range of her thought, and includes an extract from her best-known work 'The Need for Roots', exploring the ways in which modern society fails the human soul; her thoughts on the misuse of language by those in power; and the...

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  • Selected Essays, 1934-1943
    Selected Essays, 1934-1943 (English, Paperback) Simone Weil $27.19 $29.00
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  • Letter to a Priest
    Letter to a Priest (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    Hailed by Albert Camus as 'the only great spirit of our times', Simone Weil was one of great essayists and activists of the twentieth century. Her writings on the nature of religious faith and spirituality have inspired many subsequent thinkers. Wrestling with the moral dilemmas entailed by commitment to the Catholic Church, Letter to a Priest is a brilliant meditation on the perennial battle...

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  • L'Enracinement
    L'Enracinement (Multiple languages, Paperback) Simone Weil $27.29
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  • Seventy Letters
    Seventy Letters (English, Paperback) Simone Weil $25.77 $28.00
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  • Intimations of Christianity Among the Ancient Greeks
    Intimations of Christianity Among the Ancient Greeks (English, Paperback) Simone Weil

    Intimations of Christianity Among the Ancient Greeks discusses how precursors to Christian religious ideas can be found in ancient Greek mythology, literature and philosophy.

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  • The Notebooks of Simone Weil
    The Notebooks of Simone Weil (English, Hardback) Simone Weil

    Simone Weil (1909-1943) was a defining figure of the 20th 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". These are her notebooks.

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  • Lectures on Philosophy
    Lectures on Philosophy (Multiple languages, Paperback) Simone Weil

    Simone Weil's Leçons de Philosophie are derived from a course she taught at the lycée for girls at Roanne in 1933-4. Anne Reynaud-Guérithault was a pupil in the class; her notes are not a verbatim record but are a very full and, as far as one can judge, faithful rendering, often catching the unmistakable tone of Simone Weil's voice as well as the force and the directness of her thought. The...

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