New PDF release: A Truer Liberty (Routledge Revivals): Simone Weil and

By Laurence A. Blum,Victor Seidler

ISBN-10: 0415563623

ISBN-13: 9780415563628

ISBN-10: 0415567548

ISBN-13: 9780415567541

Simone Weil — thinker, alternate union militant, manufacturing facility employee — built a penetrating critique of Marxism and a strong political philosophy which serves another either to liberalism and to Marxism. In A more true Liberty, initially released in 1989, Blum and Seidler express how Simone Weil’s philosophy sought to put political motion on a firmly ethical foundation. the honour of the handbook employee grew to become the normal for political associations and activities. Weil criticized Marxism for its self assurance in growth and revolution and its attendant illusory trust that historical past is at the aspect of the proletariat.

Blum and Seidler relate Weil’s paintings to influential traits in political philosophy this day, from analytic Marxism to principal traditions inside liberal inspiration. The authors pressure the significance of Weil’s paintings for knowing liberation theology, Catholic radicalism, and, extra typically, social pursuits opposed to oppression that are heavily tied to faith and spirituality.

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