Self-Interest and Social Order in Classical Liberalism: Bernard Mandeville

George H. Smith explains why Mandeville’s ideas about vice made him one of the most notorious writers of his time.

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Self-Interest and Social Order in Classical Liberalism: Mandeville on the Benefits of Vice

George H. Smith explains why Mandeville’s ideas about vice made him one of the most notorious writers of his time.

Originally published in essay form on January 9, 2015.