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Free thoughts on religion, the Church & national happiness

Author: Bernard Mandeville; Irwin Primer
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new edition of Free Thoughts is prefaced by a lengthy and informative introduction by Irwin Primer, who recreates not only the literary, political, and religious atmosphere surrounding Mandeville, but also the controversies that surrounded his writing in mid-eighteenth-century England. Primer includes textual notes on the first and second editions of this classic work. To understand Mandeville's Free Thoughts,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Mandeville; Irwin Primer
ISBN: 0765800292 9780765800299
OCLC Number: 44128183
Description: xxxv, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bernard Mandeville ; Irwin Primer, editor.

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This is a naturalistic account of the gradual evolution of modern society from its primitive antecedents. The book explores religious and theological issues including the nature of belief and  Read more...

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