“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.