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Utopian pessimist the life and thought of Simone Weil by McLellan, David.

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Published by Poseidon Press in New York .
Written in English



  • France


  • Weil, Simone, 1909-1943.,
  • Philosophers -- France -- Biography.,
  • Philosophy, French -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-307) and indexes.

StatementDavid McLellan.
LC ClassificationsB2430.W47 A3 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 316 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2219523M
ISBN 10067168521X
LC Control Number89048195

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