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Mandeville and Hume

Subtitle:
anatomists of civil society
Abstract:
The Fable of the bees and the Treatise of human nature were written to define and dissect the essential components of a ‘civil society’. How have early readings of the Fable skewed our understanding of the work and its author? To what extent did Mandeville’s celebrated work influence that of Hume? In this pioneering book, Mikko Tolonen extends current research at the intersection of philosophy and book history by analysing the two parts of the Fable in rela... Expand abstract
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Published
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Publisher:
Voltaire Foundation Publisher's website
Publication date:
2017-11-30
Local pid:
VF1:498
Language:
English
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Text

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