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Syndicalism, work and science in Simone Weil’s philosophy of modernity

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Simone Weil (1909-1943) was a political philosopher and revolutionary-syndicalist militant who put her own body on the line as a factory worker in 1935; mobilised herself in an anarchist militia in northern Spain in 1936 and engaged as a résistante in France and then in London in de Gaulle’s Forces Françaises Libres during the Occupation. Despite the extent of her political, social and militant engagement, and the significant size of her political corpus, accounts of Weil’s life and though...

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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2018-09-30

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