November 16, 2012

Simone Weil

Simone Weil was the topic this week on the BBC's In Our Time, hosted by Melvyn Bragg

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the French philosopher and social activist Simone Weil. Born in Paris in 1909 into a wealthy, agnostic Jewish family, Weil was a precocious child and attended the prestigious Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, achieving the top marks in her class (Simone de Beauvoir came second)..
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Simone Weil in Wikipedia
Catharism in Wikipedia
A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. on the life and works of Simone Weil:

Posted by Dennis at November 16, 2012 3:56 AM

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