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Chapter 1 - Dante’s Ethical Agenda

Vital Nourishment

from Part I - Ethical and Political Manifesto

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 February 2020

George Corbett
Affiliation:
University of St Andrews, Scotland
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Summary

This chapter analyses the innovative moral structure of Dante’s afterlife as a whole. Where some scholars, such as Cogan and Moevs, have tried to set out an overarching moral rationale for the Commedia, Dante incorporates diverse ethical criteria for Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise.

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Dante's Christian Ethics
Purgatory and Its Moral Contexts
, pp. 15 - 44
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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  • Dante’s Ethical Agenda
  • George Corbett, University of St Andrews, Scotland
  • Book: Dante's Christian Ethics
  • Online publication: 28 February 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108776875.002
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  • Dante’s Ethical Agenda
  • George Corbett, University of St Andrews, Scotland
  • Book: Dante's Christian Ethics
  • Online publication: 28 February 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108776875.002
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  • Dante’s Ethical Agenda
  • George Corbett, University of St Andrews, Scotland
  • Book: Dante's Christian Ethics
  • Online publication: 28 February 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108776875.002
Available formats
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