thomas aquinas
October 20, 2012 3:59 PM   Subscribe

Ad pulchritudinem tria requiruntur

These three principles are mentioned in the statement by St. Thomas Aquinas: "AD PULCHRITUDINEM TRIA REQUIRUNTUR: INTEGRITAS, CONSONANTIA, CLARITAS," (Three things are needed for beauty: wholeness, harmony and radiance).

Where can I find the original text where St. Thomas Aquinas developed this idea in the field of aesthetics?
posted by raphael19 to Religion & Philosophy (2 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
Best answer: First two Google Books search results: 1, 2.
posted by Dasein at 4:21 PM on October 20, 2012

Response by poster: @Dasein With your help I found the following text which has Latin on the left of the page and English on the right side:
posted by raphael19 at 4:49 PM on October 20, 2012 [1 favorite]

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