Descartes nella riflessione politica di Simone Weil

Pietro Secchi


The goal of this essay is to underline the specific, political significance of Descartes’ reception in the work of Simone Weil. This aspect has not yet been fully investigated by scholars. The function of Descartes, in Weil’s thought, is to provide a device of liberty facing the contradictions of Marxism and Leninism which lead to oppression and totalitarianism

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