Simone Weil and the relationship between action and thought - EXPeditions

Simone Weil and the relationship between action and thought

by Dana Mills
  • Key point 1
    Simone Weil reflected on the relationship between our own actions and the solidarity we might offer others.
  • Key point 2
    In her views on social justice, she shifted the focus from rights to duties: what we owe each other, not what we are owed.
  • Key point 3
    Her concept of attention was a way to move away from the ego and accept that we are only part of something larger than us.