Horne, Thomas A.
Title THE SOCIAL THOUGHT OF BERNARD MANDEVILLE: Virtue and Commerce in Early Eighteenth-Century England
Book Condition Fine in blue linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a minor crease to the rear inner flap. 123 pages; bibliography; notes; and index.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Publisher New York: Columbia University Press, 1978.
0231042744 / 9780231042741
Seller ID 38615.00
Mandeville's rejection of virtue and public-spiritedness and his substitution of self-interest and commercial wealth are a focus of this analysis and defence of the commercial society in England that followed the restoration of 1660.
Political Philosophy. Economics. English History.