Simone Kotva (Cambridge) & Hartmut Rosa (Jena)

Il faut changer le rapport entre le corps et le monde. On ne se détache pas, on change d'attachement. S'attacher à tout. À travers chaque sensation, sentir l'univers.

Simone Weil, "La pesanteur et la grâce", 1942

Simone Kotva is a philosopher and theologian at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on the philosophy of religion, environmental ethics as well as magic and the occult. In 2020 she published her new book “Effort and Grace: On the Spiritual Exercise of Philosophy” with Bloomsbury press.

 

Hartmut Rosa is a philosopher and sociologist at the University of Jena and director of the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies. With his resonance theory and his sociology of time he currently ranks as one of Germany’s most influential social philosophers.

 

Today both engage with the philosophy of Simone Weil and present their thoughts on resonating with death and mortality.

New contributions:

Thomas Hirschhorn (Paris): SIMONE WEIL WORKS

OVERVIEW Since 2019 at the Engadin Art Talks, Thomas Hirschon has intensively engaged with Simone Weil. The denʞkollektiv thanks Thomas to present seven art works: (1) Me, She, (2) Simone Weil Map, (3) Médaillon, (4) Cover for ‘Die Weltwoche’, (5) My Dreams, (6) SW Annabelle, and (7) Eternal Ruins. For more information visit: www.thomashirschhorn.com (1) ME,

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Luca Pellarin (Erfurt) & Thomas Sojer (denʞkollektiv): Reading Pierre-Joseph Proudhon – Franz C. Overbeck and Simone Weil in catalogical notes.

The French political theorist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809-1865), the German theologian Franz C. Overbeck (1837-1905), and the French philosopher Simone Weil (1909-1943) share an interest in rethinking socialism against the backdrop of a sharp criticism of Christianity. Proudhon lays the foundation of this philosophy, leaving Overbeck and Weil to carry on his heritage, albeit in opposed

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