Philosophy for Darker Times: An Approach to Simone Weil’s Insights
Title: Philosophy for Darker Times
Subtitle: An Approach to Simone Weil’s Insights
Subject Classification: Philosophy, Religion and Faith
BIC Classification: HP, HR
BISAC Classification: PHI022000, PHI046000, PHI005000
Binding: Hardback, pp.200
Publication date: 30th May 2022
ISBN (printed book): 978-1-80441-028-8
ISBN (web pdf): 978-1-80441-029-5
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This important new study examines the work of Simone Weil; French mystic, social philosopher, and activist in the French Resistance in the Second World War. Weil’s posthumously published works had a major influence on French and English social thought. Philosophy for Darker Times relates Weil’s insights to specific significant issues in our own time.
Author: Noel Boulting studied at the London Institute of Education, Birkbeck College, London, and the London School of Economics He has taught philosophy at Universities in the in the UK and USA. His philosophy club, NOBOSS, was formed in 1977, and meets at the University of Kent, UK. His publications include articles on C. S. Peirce, Edward Bullough, Thomas Hobbes, Aldo Leopold, Jean Paul Sartre, Simone Weil, Vico, Max Horkheimer and the Aesthetics of Nature.
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