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The Cross: Simone Weil's Hyperchristianity

Jeremy Biles

in Ecce Monstrum: Georges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227785
eISBN:
9780823235193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227785.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the connection between Simone Weil and St. Lazarus that emerges in Georges Bataille's novel Blue of Noon, arguing that Weil plays the role of a daimonic ... More


The Practice of Attention: Simone Weil's Performance of Impersonality

Sharon Cameron

in Impersonality: Seven Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226091310
eISBN:
9780226091334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226091334.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Headaches are a persistent subject in Simone Weil's spiritual autobiography. This chapter examines the phenomenon of attention—in her spiritual autobiography Weil identified its discovery with the ... More


The Labyrinth: Toward Bataille's ”Extremist Surrealism“

Jeremy Biles

in Ecce Monstrum: Georges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227785
eISBN:
9780823235193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227785.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter focuses on Georges Bataille's unexpected embrace of Bretonian language, which he uses to critique André Breton and develop a sinister brand of surrealism. In ... More


A Strange Christian:: Simone Weil

Florence de Lussy

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Florence de Lussy traces the inner transformations and the tensions at play in the philosopher, mystic, and political activist Simone Weil that brought her tantalizingly close to Catholicism, ... More


Are Human Rights Enough?

Oche Onazi

in Human Rights from Community: A Rights-Based Approach to Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748654673
eISBN:
9780748693870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654673.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter singles out and discusses a particular problem – largely overlooked by dominant communitarian critiques of liberalism – with human rights through the writings and insights of Simone ... More


Iris Murdoch, Philosopher

Justin Broackes (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199289905
eISBN:
9780191728471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289905.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book offers a detailed introduction to Iris Murdoch's philosophical work, especially the moral philosophy of The Sovereignty of Good (1970). Murdoch argued for an important and distinctive ... More


Simone Weil: Receiving the Iliad

Barbara K. Gold

in Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Simone Weil wrote her powerful essay, ‘The Iliad, or the Poem of Force’, in 1939–40, during the fall of France, her native country, to the Nazis. The most compelling thing she sees in Homer’s poem of ... More


Ecce Monstrum: Georges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form

Jeremy Biles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227785
eISBN:
9780823235193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227785.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the 1930s, Georges Bataille proclaimed a “ferociously religious” sensibility characterized by simultaneous ecstasy and horror. This book investigates the content and implications ... More


Impersonality: Seven Essays

Sharon Cameron

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226091310
eISBN:
9780226091334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226091334.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Philosophers have long debated the subjects of person and personhood. This book ushers this debate into the literary realm by considering impersonality in the works of major American writers and ... More


The Origin of the Political: Hannah Arendt or Simone Weil?

Roberto Esposito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276264
eISBN:
9780823277001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the conceptual trajectories of two of the twentieth century's most vital thinkers of the political: Hannah Arendt and Simone Weil. Taking Homer's Iliad as the common origin and ... More


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