Fame and the Founding Fathers
Fame and the Founding Fathers by Douglass Adair
Book DescriptionIt used to be that everyone read the "notorious" Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733). He was a great satirist and came to have a profound impact on economics, ethics and social philosophy. "The Fable of the Bees" begins with a poem and continues with a number of essays and dialogues. It is all tied together by the startling and original idea that "private vices" (self-interest) lead to "publick benefits" (the development and operation of society).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780865971936
(155mm x 230mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Liberty Fund Inc
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Douglass Adair
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