The Fable of the Bees: Or Private Vices, Publick Benefits, Volume One

The Fable of the Bees: Or Private Vices, Publick Benefits, Volume One
By Bernard Mandeville

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Beginning with a poem and continuing with a number of essays and dialogues, this book is all tied together by the startling and original idea that private vices (self-interest) lead to public benefits (the development and operation of society).


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  • Amazon Sales Rank: #1107601 in Books
  • Brand: Brand: Liberty Fund Inc.
  • Published on: 1988-12-01
  • Ingredients: Example Ingredients
  • Format: Facsimile
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 8.75" h x 6.00" w x 1.50" l, .0 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 412 pages

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  • Used Book in Good Condition

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5A man ahead of his time.
By Howard Ferstler
Few realize just how competent Mandeville was when it came to analyzing human motivations.

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