Angelo Caranfa's research and writing interest is in 20th century French aesthetics. He is a contributor to several online journals on issues of silence, solitude and aesthetic sensibility in education. Recent works include a study of the work and writing of Simone Weil "Attention, Solitude and the Sense of the Sacred in Simone Weil's Aesthetics" and "The Aesthetic and the Spiritual Attitude in Learning: Lessons from Simone Weil" (Journal of Aesthetic Education, Vol. 44, No. 2, Summer 2010). For further information, see "Angelo Caranfa", Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2008.