About Simone Weil

Eric Springsted’s overview of the life and legacy of Weil, replete with observations about the key concepts in her thought.

SW Work Online

A collection of links to Weil’s writings available for free and in full online – e.g. books, essays, and more.


A detailed listing of Weil’s life and writings based on an expanded treatment of David McLellan’s timeline from his Utopian Pessimist (1990).

Weil Scholars

A linked listing of noted Weil scholars in the United States and elsewhere.

André Weil

A series of quotes from André and Simone as collected from their letters to one another and likewise from Andre’s The Apprenticeship of a Mathematician.

Cahiers du Sud

A brief account of Cahiers du Sud, the French literary magazine for which Weil wrote for between 1940 and 1943, as well as a listing of 15 works by Weil (including posthumously published ones).