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The fable of the bees, or, Private vices, publick benefits

Author: Bernard Mandeville; F B Kaye
Publisher: Indianapolis : Liberty Classics, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Mandeville; F B Kaye
ISBN: 0865970726 9780865970724 0865970734 9780865970731 0865970742 9780865970748 0865970750 9780865970755 0865970769 0865970777 9780865970779 9780865970762
OCLC Number: 876110277
Notes: Previously published: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1924.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Volume One --
Life of Mandeville --
History of the text --
Mandeville's thought --
The background --
Mandeville's influence --
The fable of the bees Part I. --
The preface --
The grumbling hive --
The introduction --
An enquiry into the origin of moral virtue --
Remarks --
An essay on charity, and charity-schools --
A search into the nature of society --
The index [Mandeville's] --
A vindication of the book Volume Two --
The fable of the bees Part II. --
The preface --
The first dialogue --
The second dialogue --
The third dialogue --
The fourth dialogue --
The fifth dialogue --
The sixth dialogue --
The index [Mandeville's] --
Appendixes --
Mandeville's family (with genealogical table).
Other Titles: Private vices, publick benefits.
Responsibility: by Bernard Mandeville ; with a commentary, critical, historical, and explanatory / by F.B. Kaye.


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