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Oppression and Liberty : Routledge Classics (Paperback) - Simone Weil

Oppression and Liberty

Routledge Classics (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 18th May 2001
ISBN: 9780415254076
Number Of Pages: 192

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The remarkable French thinker Simone Weil is one of the leading intellectual and spiritual figures of the twentieth century. A legendary essayist, political philosopher and member of the French resistance, her literary output belied her tragically short life. Most of her work was published posthumously, to widespread acclaim. Always concerned with the nature of individual freedom, Weil explores in"Oppression and Liberty" its political and social implications. Analysing the causes of oppression, its mechanisms and forms, she questions revolutionary responsesand presents a prophetic view of a way forward. If, as she noted elsewhere, 'the future is made of the same stuff as the present', then there will always be a need to continue to listen to Simone Weil. to listen to Simone Weil.

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Prefacep. xi
Notep. xvii
Introductionp. 1
I Background for Faulkner's Narrative Poeticsp. 13
Styles Novelists of Consciousnessp. 37
Conclusionp. 71
Style as Vision: Accomplishmentp. 121
Conclusionp. 245
End Matterp. 263
Acknowledgmentsp. 264
Sourcesp. 266
Indexp. 278
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ISBN: 9780415254076
ISBN-10: 0415254078
Series: Routledge Classics (Paperback)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 18th May 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.84 x 12.85  x 1.04
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 2

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