Friday, March 24, 2017

100 records added to Simone Weil Bibliography

The Simone Weil bibliography now holds 3,013 records!  Additionally I have over 1,000 records I am still working on!  I hope to slowly add the bulk of these over the coming year.

https://wcm.ucalgary.ca/simoneweil/biblio

Main site url:  http://www.ucalgary.ca/simoneweil

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Untimely deaths of brilliant European Jewish philosophers in the early 1900s

Cyprian Krause in 2016 published an article comparing Simone Weil and Carlo Michelstaedter.   Michelstaedter, a Jewish Italian philosopher who committed suicide in 1910 at the age of 23.  Like Weil his works were published after his death and his influence lives on.  See a A Blazing Defense of Individualism by Benjamin Ivry for background information.



Krause, Cyprian."Wille und Überzeugung bei Simone Weil und Carlo Michelstaedter. Zwei divergierende Antworten auf die Tragik endlicher Freiheit."  Freiburger Zeitschrift fur Philosophie und Theologie 63, no. 1 (2016):89-132.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Weil and the "hear-knotting feeling"

Lawrence J.Y. Liang has just completed a thesis focussing on Weil's concept of affliction and Dietrich von Hildebrand's writings on the heart.

Liang, Lawrence J. Y. 2017. "On the Heart-Knotting Feeling: An Outline." MA Thesis, Theory and Criticism, University of Western Ontario,  http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/4386.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Recent Article on Weil and Hinduism

In a 2013 blog posting I listed a few articles on Weil and Hinduism.

Martin  Mégevand  has just published the following work:


Mégevand, Martin. 2016. "Simone Weil de l'Afrique à L'Inde: « eadem sed aliter »."  Litterature 184 (4):80-95. doi: 10.3917/litt.184.0080.  https://www.cairn.info/load_pdf.php?ID_ARTICLE=LITT_184_0080

Friday, February 10, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Special issue focussed on Weil

All articles in Tumultes' first issue of 2016 (no. 46)  are on Weil.  The issue is titled:

Oppressions et liberté: Simone Weil ou la résistance de la pensée


https://www.cairn.info/revue-tumultes-2016-1.htm

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Extensive index to Cahiers Simone Weil now available

Comprehensive Index of the articles in Cahiers Simone Weil  1978- June 2016

Part I  -  works by and subject index to works about her

Part II  -  name index, artistic works influenced by her