Simone Weil on Relational Justice

If Simone Weil is correct… justice means the right relationships among all things. I think this relates to social justice, the active restoration of right relationships, because after all, what does the beauty of the world tell us? … Now the beautiful ordering of social relationships is the task of justice. That is why she goes to work in a factory and goes on hunger strikes among other things…”

Christopher Yates, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Aesthetics,
and Art Theory, University of Virginia, in a
February 2018  seminar lecture and
discussion at the Project on Lived Theology.

Listen to the full lecture.

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