Giotto in Padua: A New Geography of the Human Soul

The Journal of Ethics 9 (3-4):551-572 (2005)

Abstract

In the Arena Chapel in Padua, Giotto painted seven allegorical representations of virtues and seven allegorical representations of vices. This article probes the sources for the list of virtues and the list of vices. The ensemble of virtues can be located in St. Thomas Aquinas; the ensemble of the vices, however, is original. The result is a new account of vices that displaces the odler account of the “seven deadly sins.”.

Download options

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 72,855

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Analytics

Added to PP
2009-01-28

Downloads
46 (#250,494)

6 months
1 (#386,001)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Douglas Lackey
Baruch College (CUNY)

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Qualitative Research Methods in Human Geography.Iain Hay (ed.) - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
Horizons in Human Geography.Derek Gregory & Rex Walford (eds.) - 1989 - Barnes & Noble.
Practising Human Geography.Paul J. Cloke (ed.) - 2004 - Sage Publications.