BBC 4- In Our Time, Simone Weil

BBC 4 assembles a panel of experts who discuss the complicated life and philosophies  of Anarchist mystic Simone Weil.
For those interested here isthe BBC’s reading list


R. Bell (ed.), ‘Simone Weil’s Philosophy of Culture’ (CUP, 1993)

Francine du Plessix Gray, ‘Simone Weil’ (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001)

L. Finch, ‘Simone Weil and the Intellect of Grace’ (Continuum, 2001)

Sian Miles (ed.), ‘Simone Weil: An Anthology’ (Grove Press, 2000)

S. Petrement, ‘Simone Weil: A Life’ (Pantheon Books, 1976)

S. Plant, ‘The SPCK Introduction to Simone Weil’ (SPCK Publishing, 2007)

Mario von der Ruhr, ‘Simone Weil: An Apprenticeship in Attention’ (Continuum, 2006)

Simone Weil, ‘Waiting for God’ (Harper Perennials, 2009)

Simone Weil, ‘Gravity and Grace’ (Routledge Classics, 2002)

Simone Weil, ‘The Need for Roots: Prelude to a Declaration of Duties Towards Mankind’ (Routledge Classics, 2001)

Simone Weil, ‘War and the Iliad’ (New York Review Book Classics, 2007)

Simone Weil, ‘Notebooks’ (Routledge Classics, 2003)

 Palle Yourgrau, ‘Simone Weil’ (Reaktion Books, 2011)

For the masochists among my readers here is an article of mine on the subject. https://castwidethecircle.wordpress.com/2012/01/21/the-scattered-spirituality-of-simone-weil/

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