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Weil, Simone 1909-1943

Overview
Works: 1,196 works in 4,204 publications in 13 languages and 80,179 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Meditations  Controversial literature  History 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: B2430.W474, 194
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Gravity and grace by Simone Weil( Book )

213 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,235 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 need for roots; prelude to a declaration of duties toward mankind by Simone Weil( Book )

90 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,640 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." --Book Jacket
Oppression and liberty by Simone Weil( Book )

50 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,165 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
Waiting for God by Simone Weil( Book )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Simone Weil reader by Simone Weil( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 1,144 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
Waiting for God by Simone Weil( Book )

180 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A la espera de Dios es una compilación póstuma de cartas y ensayos escritos entre enero y junio de 1942. En todos ellos asombra la actitud atenta y expectante de Simone Weil así como también asombra el poder observarla en el umbral del catolicismo, sin cruzarlo. En la primera parte de la obra hay una selección de cartas enviadas a J. M. Perrin, un sacerdote próximo a Simone Weil. En ellas es impresionante leer la exigencia de Verdad que la filósofa reclama, además de darse cuenta de la claridad con la que se abre y entiende el catolicismo. Seguidamente, una vez el lector está completamente anonadado y atrapado en la transparencia mística de Weil, hay una serie de ensayos dignos de los grandes místicos españoles como San Juan de la Cruz o Santa Teresa de Jesús. Además de demostrar una gran comprensión del catolicismo, también deja entrever su pasión por los clásicos griegos y por el conocimiento de otras civilizaciones mediterráneas como las de Canaan. Finalmente, cabe destacar un comentario y una explicación, poco conocidos, del Padre Nuestro que obligarán a entender la oración como "la orientación hacia Dios de toda la atención de que el alma es capaz", es decir, como hecha sólo de atención
Intimations of Christianity among the ancient Greeks by Simone Weil( Book )

33 editions published between 1952 and 1998 in English and German and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on philosophy by Simone Weil( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 829 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
L'enracinement; prélude à une déclaration des devoirs envers l'être humain by Simone Weil( Book )

120 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chaque être humain a besoin d'avoir de multiples racines. Il a besoin de recevoir la presque totalité de sa vie morale, intellectuelle, spirituelle, par l'intermédiaire des milieux dont il fait naturellement partie."
La condition ouvrière by Simone Weil( Book )

86 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 652 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
Lettre à un religieux by Simone Weil( Book )

61 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 643 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 )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and French and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cahiers by Simone Weil( Book )

41 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simone Weil, an anthology by Simone Weil( Book )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 498 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
Simone Weil by Simone Weil( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Écrits historiques et politiques by Simone Weil( Book )

34 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume nine of twelve of the Past Masters Edition
Gateway to God by Simone Weil( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War and the Iliad by Simone Weil( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bespaloff's account of the Iliad brings out Homer's novelistic approach to character and the existential drama of his characters' choices; it is marked, too, by a tragic awareness of how the Iliad speaks to times and places where there is no hope apart from war. This edition brings together these two influential essays for the first time."--Jacket
 
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The Simone Weil reader
Alternative Names
Novis, Émile

Novis Émile 1909-1943

Simona Veil

Simona Weil

Simone Weil filosofa, attivista 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 social activist

Simone Weil philosophe française

Simone Weil ranskalainen filosofi

Simone Weilová francouzská filosofka

Simōnu, Veiyu 1909-1943

Vejl', Simona.

Weil, Adolphine Simone 1909-1943

Weil, Simone

Weil, Simone Adolphine 1909-1943

Weill, Simone 1909-1943

Σιμόν Βέιλ Γαλλίδα φιλόσοφος και πολιτική ακτιβίστρια

Симон Вейл

Симон Вејл

Симона Вейль французский философ и религиозный мыслитель

Сімона Вейль

Սիմոնա Վեյ

וייל, סימון 1909־1943

סימון וייל

سمۆنە وەل

سيمون فايل

سیلمون وی

سیمون وی

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

ヴェーユ, シモーヌ

シモーヌ・ヴァイユ (*) 1909-1943

シモーヌ・ヴェイユ

薇依, 西蒙娜

薇依, 西蒙娜 (1909-1943).

西蒙娜·韦伊

Languages
English (558)

French (537)

German (38)

Italian (28)

Spanish (16)

Chinese (7)

Danish (7)

Korean (6)

Japanese (5)

Swedish (5)

Hebrew (2)

Persian (1)

Dutch (1)

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The need for roots; prelude to a declaration of duties toward mankindOppression and libertyWaiting for GodThe Simone Weil readerWaiting for GodIntimations of Christianity among the ancient GreeksLectures on philosophyLettre à un religieux