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

George H. Smith discusses Bernard Mandeville’s defense of legal prostitution and other vices.

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George H. Smith discusses Bernard Mandeville’s defense of legal prostitution and other vices.

Originally published in essay form on January 16, 2015.

Narrated by Daniel Hyland.