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Description - The Fable of the Bees by Bernard Mandeville

It 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 Details

ISBN: 9780865970724
ISBN-10: 0865970726
Format: Hardback
(240mm x mm x mm)
Pages: 1074
Imprint: Liberty Fund Inc
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1988
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Bernard Mandeville

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