The Fable of the Bees (Volume 1): Or Private Vices, Publick Benefits: v. 1

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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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It used to be that everyone read the "notorious" Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733). He was a great satirist and come 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 "public benefits" (the development and operation of society).

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