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Weil

 (vā), André 1906-1998.
French mathematician who influenced the development of modern number theory and algebraic geometry.

Weil

, Simone 1909-1943.
French philosopher and mystic who viewed suffering as a means of unity with God. Her works include Waiting for God, published posthumously.
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Weil

(French vail)
n
(Biography) Simone (simɔn). 1909–43, French philosopher and mystic, whose works include Waiting for God (1951), The Need for Roots (1952), and Notebooks (1956)
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Weil

(veɪ)
n.
Simone, 1909–43, French philosopher and writer.
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Dahero ist auch der groste Theil der samtlichen Musik nach dem Beyspiel des ihnen vorgesezten Chefs also beschafen, weilen die Musik Subjecten nur um die Einkunften such bestreben, ihre Dienste aber sonach anderen fremden Kirchen widmen".
Let us start, once again, with 'Wesen.' On Heidegger's account, this term has a verbal origin that derives from the high German word 'wesan,' which "is the same word as wahren [to last], and means bleiben [to remain, to linger, to abide]", or even more specifically 'bleibendes Weilen' ('lingering whiling') (1968/2002d: 239-40).