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Simone Weil’s Notes on Venice Saved

Simone Weil

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Simone Weil was a French philosopher, mystic and activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Silvia Panizza

Silvia Panizza is Lecturer in Ethics at the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philip Wilson

Philip Wilson is Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Venice Saved

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...First part of the first act. A joyful zeal for conquest. A scene with everybody saying: ‘How could I have ever imagined this, when things were going so badly … ? And yet, I always did think that fate owed me a favour, which had to come...

Simone Weil: An Inhabited Philosophy

Silvia Panizza

Silvia Panizza is Lecturer in Ethics at the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philip Wilson

Philip Wilson is Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Venice Saved

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Sarah Bakewell calls Weil’s life a ‘profound and challenging application of Iris Murdoch’s notion that a philosophy can be “inhabited”’ (2016: 199). In this introductory chapter, we explore aspects of this inhabited philosophy in order...

Venice Saved

Simone Weil

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Simone Weil was a French philosopher, mystic and activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Silvia Panizza

Silvia Panizza is Lecturer in Ethics at the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philip Wilson

Philip Wilson is Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Venice Saved

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Subject: The Spanish plot against Venice of 1618, as told by the Abbé de Saint-Réal. [10]   Characters   JAFFIER, naval captain, Provençal   PIERRE, the same   RENAUD, Spanish lord   THREE OFFICERS   THREE MERCENARIES...

The Genesis and Purport of Venice Saved

Silvia Panizza

Silvia Panizza is Lecturer in Ethics at the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philip Wilson

Philip Wilson is Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Venice Saved

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Simone Weil saw universal forces and principles lying under the surface of history, manifesting themselves in the political events of the ancient world just as in the events that took place during her life. The visible unfolding of facts...

Weil, Simone (1909–1943)

Lissa McCullough

Lissa McCullough is with Department of Philosophy, California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biographical Entry

...Biography Philosopher, political thinker, and lifelong activist, Simone Weil was a maverick in several domains of thought, making her difficult to categorize. After a religious turn in her later years she became a powerfully original...

Reality and Contradiction

The Religious Philosophy of Simone Weil : An Introduction

I.B.Tauris, 2014

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...To love truth signifies to endure the void, and consequently to accept death. Truth is on the side of death. To love truth with all one’s soul is something that cannot be done without a wrenching. (N 161)Religion could have been defined...

On the Translation

Silvia Panizza

Silvia Panizza is Lecturer in Ethics at the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philip Wilson

Philip Wilson is Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Venice Saved

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Venice Saved and Translation Simone Weil’s Venise Sauvée, together with relevant paratextual material by her, was first published by Gallimard in 1955 and again in 1968 as part of an edition that also includes ten poems, a fairy-tale she...

Conclusion: Weil’s Theological Coherence

The Religious Philosophy of Simone Weil : An Introduction

I.B.Tauris, 2014

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...The apparent absence of God in this world is the actual reality of God […]. This world, in so far as it is completely empty of God, is God himself. Necessity, in so far as it is absolutely other than Good, is Good itself. That is why any...

Grace and Decreation

The Religious Philosophy of Simone Weil : An Introduction

I.B.Tauris, 2014

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...Supernatural good is not a sort of supplement to natural good […]. In all the crucial problems of human existence the only choice is between supernatural good on the one hand and evil on the other. (SE 23)God abdicated, giving us existence...

The Paradox of Desire

The Religious Philosophy of Simone Weil : An Introduction

I.B.Tauris, 2014

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...All created things in this world, myself included, refuse to become ends for me. Such is God’s extreme mercy toward me. But this itself constitutes evil. Evil is the form that God’s mercy takes in this world. (N 495)“Our love is our very...