The fable of the bees: or, Private vices, publick benefits. By Bernard Mandeville. With a commentary critical, historical, and explanatory by F. B. Kaye.

; Kaye, Frederick Benjamin, 1892-1930
Oxford, The Clarendon Press [1966] .

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Other Authors Kaye, Frederick Benjamin, 1892-1930.
Subjects Charity-schools.
Ethics.
Virtue.
Description 2 v. front., facsims., geneal. tables. 23 cm.
Notes First published in 1714.
With reproductions of original title-pages.
Part I of the Fable, from the 6th edition, 1732, consists of the original poem, the "Grumbling hive: or, Knaves turnd̕ honest", first published in 1705, with prose commentary: An enquiry into the origin of moral virtue; Remarks; An essay on charity and charity-schools; a Search into the nature of society; a Vindication of the book. Part II, from the first edition, 1729, consists of preface and six prose dialogues, amplifying and defending his doctrines.
"Edition [of] 1924 reprinted lithographically."
Bibliographical references: v.2, p. [418]-453.
Contents v. 1. Prefatory note. Introduction: Life of Mandeville. History of the text. Mandevilles̕ thought. The background. Mandevilles̕ influence. The fable of the bees. Pt. I.--v. 2. The fable of the bees. Pt. II. Appendixes: Mandevilles̕ family (with genealogical table) Description of the editions. Criticisms of the fable. A list, chronologically arranged, of references to Mandevilles̕ works. Index to commentary.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)01130756
(OCoLC)1130756
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