The Fable of the Bees
or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits
Normal Price: $27.51
Your Price: $24.76 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.75! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.24 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 10-12 days
Fable of the Bees by Bernard Mandeville
Book DescriptionA physician with a particular interest in psychological disorders and satirist, Mandeville published versions of his notorious "Fable of the Bees" from 1714 to 1732. Each was a defence and elaboration of his short satirical poem "The Angry Hive, 1705". The version of the Fable of 1723 and 1732 are the fullest defences of his early paradox that social benefit is the unintended consequence of personal vice. It is an argument that is generally held to lie behind Adam Smith's doctrine of the 'hidden hand' of economic development.
Buy Fable of the Bees book by Bernard Mandeville from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780140445411
(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Apr-1989
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bernard Mandeville
Grumbling Hive Revisited, Paperback / softback (July 2015)
With 400 lines of doggerel, Bernard de Mandeville's "The Grumbling Hive" offended 18th-century England with its assertion that a flourishing economy grew out of private greed, selfishness, and vice. Published three centuries ago, the short work is back for today's reader.
Fable of the Bees, Paperback (January 1988)
Begins with a poem and continues with many essays and dialogues.
Fable of the Bees: Or Private Vices, Publick Benefits, Hardback (January 1957)» View all books by Bernard Mandeville
A scholarly edition of a work by Bernard Mandeville. The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Fable of the Bees book by Bernard Mandeville and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Bernard Mandeville
Mandeville, Bernard (1670-1733)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.