Friday, February 17, 2017

Recent Article on Weil and Hinduism

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

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.

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

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

Friday, November 4, 2016

Freud and Weil

The journal Psychoanalytic Psychology has an article available ahead of print comparing Weil's thoughts on Eros and sublimation to those of Hans Leowald entitled: "On Sublimation and The Erotic Experience: Simone Weil and Hans Loewald"  by Aviad Heifetz.

Other works I have comparing Weil and Freud: 

Dilman, İlham. Love: Its Forms, Dimensions, and Paradoxes.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.
———. "Simone Weil: Freedom with the Confines of Necessity." Chap. 13 In Free Will: An Historical and Philosophical Introduction, 206-20. London: Routledge, 1999.

Roberto Rossellini and Weil

Lisabeth During has just published an article discussing Weil's influence on Rossellini's film Europa '51

During, Lisabeth. "Saints, Scandals, and the Politics of Love:

Simone Weil, Ingrid Bergman, Roberto Rossellini."  SubStance 45, no. 3 (2016): 16-32.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Antonio Gramsci

In 2015 Carls Gómez Urban completed a thesis on Weil and Antonio Gramsci.  So far I have collected  3 works on Weil and Gramsci:

Gómez Urban, Carlos. " Hegemonikón y Hegemonía: Una Teoría De La Cultura a Partir de la Obra de Simone Weil y Antonio Gramsci." Diss, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015.

Leite, José Vieira. "Simone Weil: Ação-Contemplação." In Simone Weil e o  encontro entre as culturas  edited by Maria Clara Lucchetti Bingemer, 207-34. Rio de Janeiro: Editora PUC-Rio; São Paulo: Paulinas, 2009. Reprint, Papers presented at an international conference in Rio de Janeiro in 2007 entitled " Simone Weil e o encontro entre as culturas".  This article is based on  a work previously published as "Contemplativo na ação: notas sobre a questão do sentido no trabalho contemporâneo" in Magis Opus 2 Rio de Janeiro: PUC-Rio, 2004.

Suarez Escobio, Miguel Angel. "A revolução como teodicéia: Simone Weil e a   persistência da opressão." MA Thesis, Universidade Federal Fluminense, 2012.