By Laurence A. Blum,Victor Seidler
Simone Weil — thinker, alternate union militant, manufacturing unit employee — constructed 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 consideration of the handbook employee grew to become the traditional for political associations and pursuits. Weil criticized Marxism for its self assurance in growth and revolution and its attendant illusory trust that background is at the aspect of the proletariat.
Blum and Seidler relate Weil’s paintings to influential tendencies in political philosophy at the present time, from analytic Marxism to principal traditions inside liberal inspiration. The authors tension the significance of Weil’s paintings for knowing liberation theology, Catholic radicalism, and, extra in general, social hobbies opposed to oppression that are heavily tied to faith and spirituality.
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A Truer Liberty (Routledge Revivals): Simone Weil and Marxism: Volume 17 by Laurence A. Blum,Victor Seidler