David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Faith and Philosophy 16 (3):352-367 (1999)
Simone Weil believed that Greece’s vocation was to build bridges between God and man. This paper argues that, in light of Weil’s “tradition of mystical thought,” the Christian vocation is an extension of the Greek. The search for the perfect bridge in Homer, Sophocles and Plato comes to fruition in the Passion of Christ. The Greek thinkers, especially Plato with his Perfectly Just Man, already had implicit knowledge of the Passion’s truth
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Mary G. Dietz (1992). Book Review:A Truer Liberty: Simone Weil and Marxism. Lawrence A. Blum, Victor J. Seidler; Simone Weil: Waiting on Truth. J. P. Little; Simone Weil: "The Just Balance." Peter Winch. [REVIEW] Ethics 103 (1):184-.
Simone Weil (1951/2000). Waiting for God. Harpercollins.
E. Jane Doering (2010). Simone Weil and the Specter of Self-Perpetuating Force. University of Notre Dame Press.
Paul Brazier (2011). Simone Weil. Critical Lives Series. Palle Yourgrau, The Relevance of the Radical. Simone Weil 100 Years Later. Edited by A. Rebecca Rozelle-Stone and Lucian Stone and Simone Weil and the Spectre of Self-Perpetuating Force. E. Jane Doering. [REVIEW] Heythrop Journal 52 (5):876-878.
Wendell Stephenson (1997). The Love of God and Neighbor in Simone Weil's Philosophy. Journal of Philosophical Research 22:461-476.
Joseph K. Cosgrove (2008). Simone Weil's Spiritual Critique of Modern Science: An Historical-Critical Assessment. Zygon 43 (2):353-370.
Richard H. Bell (ed.) (1993). Simone Weil's Philosophy of Culture: Readings Toward a Divine Humanity. Cambridge University Press.
Athanasios Moulakis (1998). Simone Weil and the Politics of Self-Denial. University of Missouri Press.
Lawrence Blum (1992). Between the Human and the Divine: The Political Thought of Simone Weil, by Mary G. Dietz; and Simone Weil: "The Just Balance," by Peter Winch. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 52 (1):246-248.
Kurt Lampe (2009). Simone Weil (M.C.) Meaney Simone Weil's Apologetic Use of Literature. Her Christological Interpretations of Ancient Greek Texts. Pp. Xviii + 245. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Cased, £50. ISBN: 978-0-19-921245-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 59 (02):615-.
Marie Cabaud Meaney (2010). Simone Weil and René Girard. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 84 (3):565-587.
Ann Pirruccello (1997). "Gravity" in the Thought of Simone Weil. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57 (1):73-93.
Simone Weil (1987). Formative Writings, 1929-1941. University of Massachusetts Press.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads5 ( #255,802 of 1,410,046 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #107,760 of 1,410,046 )
How can I increase my downloads?