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Weil, Simone

(1909–43). B. Paris, Fr., of Jewish parents; taught philos. at girls' schools at Roanne, Bourges, and Saint-Quentin; fled Ger. troops to Marseille 1940, to Eng. via Am. 1942; known for radical views on soc. questions and alleged mystical experience of Christ. Works include La pesanteur et la grâce; Attente de Dieu; La connaissance surnaturelle; Cahiers.

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