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Simone Weil's Philosophy of Culture: Readings Toward a Divine Humanity

Richard H. Bell

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ISBN 10: 0521432634 / ISBN 13: 9780521432634
Published by Cambridge University Press, 1993
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: Simone Weil's Philosophy of Culture: ...

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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As the editor of this volume writes in his introduction: 'Simone Weil's philosophy is one that interrogates and contemplates our culture; it makes us aware of our lack of attention to words and empty ideologies, to human suffering, to the indignity of work, to our excessive use of power, to religious dogmatisms. Rather than set out a system of ideas, Simone Weil uses her philosophical reflections to show how to think about work and oppression, freedom and the good, necessity and power, love and justice - even how to think about, or not think about, God. In this way we are asked to examine the human condition and learn to discern a way through it.' This is one of the very few books available in English to present a comprehensive interpretation of the philosophy of Simone Weil and how her thought can cast light on issues of contemporary importance such as work, justice, the law, war and peace, and issues of more general moral and theological concern.

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This is one of the very few books available in English to present a comprehensive interpretation of the philosophy of Simone Weil and of how her thought can help us think about issues of contemporary importance such as work, justice, war and peace, and the law.

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