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Selected Essays, 1934-1943

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by Simone Weil

    • Creator

      Simone Weil

    • Format

      Paperback

    • Publisher

      Wipf & Stock Publishers

    • Published

      December 2015

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    Selected Essays, 1934-1943

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    Introducing the Selected Works of Simone Weil Weil's many essays written over her short life cover a very wide range of topics. This important collection contains several that have been long unavailable. There is deep integrity in this diverse collection. Many are directed to social and political topics, written in Weil's distinctive way of commenting on contemporary issues through historical writing. Weil wrote in her great work The Need for Roots that humans beings need roots in the universe; this rootedness comes through their lived history. Often Weil is treated as if she were constantly trying to posit timeless truths, but as these essays make evident, Weil offers to her readers a sense of truth as we discover it and live with it in our concrete historical circumstances. This analogical and historical thinking is particularly clear in the several essays that come from her last days while working for the Free French in London, during which she meditated on the philosophical renewal of France after the war. SELECTED WORKS: First and Last Notebooks: Supernatural Knowledge / ISBN 978-1-4982-3919-6 Seventy Letters: Personal and Intellectual Windows on a Thinker / ISBN 978-1-4982-3920-2 Selected Essays, 1934-1943: Historical, Political and Moral Writings / ISBN 978-1-4982-3921-9

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    • Creator

      Simone Weil

    • Format

      Paperback

    • Publisher

      Wipf & Stock Publishers

    • Published

      December 2015

    • Weight

      287g

    • Dimensions

      140 x 214 x 13 mm

    • ISBN

      9781498239219

    • ISBN-10

      1498239218

    • Eden Code

      4920974

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    • ISBN: 9781498239219

    • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers

    • Release Date: December 2015

    • Weight: 287g

    • Dimensions: 140 x 214 x 13 mm

    • Eden Code: 4920974


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