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Mandeville, Bernard 1670-1733

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Works: 615 works in 2,525 publications in 8 languages and 30,304 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Pamphlets  History  Controversial literature  Poetry  Church history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Other, Recipient, Honoree, Illustrator
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The fable of the bees: or, Private vices, publick benefits by Bernard Mandeville( Book )

308 editions published between 1714 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1714
Free thoughts on religion, the Church & national happiness by Bernard Mandeville( )

72 editions published between 1720 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new edition of Free Thoughts is prefaced by a lengthy and informative introduction by Irwin Primer, who recreates not only the literary, political, and religious atmosphere surrounding Mandeville, but also the controversies that surrounded his writing in mid-eighteenth-century England. Primer includes textual notes on the first and second editions of this classic work. To understand Mandeville's Free Thoughts, one needs to situate it within the context of the religious and political controversies, ongoing subversion, fear and dormant warfare of his times. Those would eventually erupt again and for the last time in the bloody Jacobite rebellion of 1745-46"--Jacket
The fable of the bees by Bernard Mandeville( )

61 editions published between 1729 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesop dress'd : or A collection of fables writ in familiar verse (1704) by Bernard Mandeville( Book )

52 editions published between 1704 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise of the hypochondriack and hysterick diseases : In three dialogues by Bernard Mandeville( )

75 editions published between 1711 and 2012 in English and French and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book discusses hypochonriack and hysterick diseases through a series of dialogues between a physician, Philopirio, and his patients, Misomedon and Polytheca"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
An enquiry into the origin of honour and the usefulness of Christianity in war by Bernard Mandeville( Book )

43 editions published between 1732 and 2015 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Mandeville's "A modest defence of publick stews" : prostitution and its discontents in early Georgian England by Phil-Porney( )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In A Modest Defence of Publick Stews (1724) its reputed author Dr. Bernard Mandeville argues that the best solution to the problems of prostitution (with its related evils of venereal disease, infanticide and other crimes) is not to stamp it out (an impossibility) but to legalize it and regulate it under strict government supervision. This proposal seems serious enough, but Mandeville's satire, with bawdy humor and passages of deliberately faulty reasoning, calls into question the seriousness of this somewhat utopian project. In this first annotated edition, the editor reveals that this complex work often relies upon ancient Classical and Renaissance authors (Plato, Ovid, Martial, Shakespeare, Ariosto, Milton, Butler and especially Montaigne) and that it merits reconsideration as a work richer in literary values and vitality than most readers had previously imagined. It also remains very pertinent to our ongoing debates on prostitution and sexuality in this era of HIV and AIDS
The mischiefs that ought justly to be apprehended from a Whig-government (1714) by Bernard Mandeville( Book )

33 editions published between 1714 and 2005 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The virgin unmask'd, or, Female dialogues betwixt an elderly maiden lady, and her niece : on several diverting discourses on love, marriage, memoirs and morals, &c. of the times by Bernard Mandeville( )

43 editions published between 1709 and 1987 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishes to a godson, with other miscellany poems by Bernard Mandeville( )

30 editions published between 1712 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grumbling hive, or, Knaves turn'd honest by Bernard Mandeville( )

24 editions published between 1705 and 2010 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise of the hypochondriack and hysterick passions : vulgarly call'd the hypo in men and vapours in women ; ... In three dialogues. By B. de Mandeville, M.D by Bernard Mandeville( )

24 editions published between 1711 and 1967 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to Dion, 1732 by Bernard Mandeville( Book )

26 editions published between 1732 and 2012 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modest defence of publick stews, or, An essay upon whoring, as it is now practis'd in these kingdoms by Bernard Mandeville( )

23 editions published between 1724 and 1976 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modest defence of publick stews (1724) by Phil-Porney( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fable des abeilles, ou, Les fripons devenus honnetes gens : avec le commentaire, òu l'on prouve que les vices des particuliers tendent à l'avantage du public by Bernard Mandeville( )

32 editions published between 1740 and 1978 in French and English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to Dion, occasion'd by his book call'd Alciphron, or, The minute philosopher by Bernard Mandeville( )

22 editions published between 1732 and 2018 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enquiry into the causes of the frequent executions at Tyburn (1725) by Bernard Mandeville( Book )

19 editions published between 1725 and 2011 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandeville studies : new explorations in the art and thought of Dr. Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) by Irwin Primer( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries readers have admired the writer who wields his pen like a sword - an Aristophanes, a Rabelais, a Montaigne, a Swift. Using ribaldry, satire and irony in varying proportions, such writers pierce the thick, comfortable hide of society and uncover, predictably, the corruption and hypocrisy that characterize the life of man in commercial society. Though a lesser talent than any of these literary giants, Bernard Mande­ ville is nevertheless a member of their class. The crucial year in the emergence of his reputation was 1723, the year in which he added his controversial Essay on Charity and Charity-Schools to his Fable of the Bees. From that point on he became one of the most reviled targets of the public guardians of morality and religion; for some he appeared to be truly the Devil incarnate, Mandevil, as Fielding and others spelled it. This reputation was attached to his name well into the nineteenth centu­ ry. In a diary entry for June 1812 Henry Crabb Robinson recorded the following conversation with the elderly Mrs. Buller: "She received me with a smile, and allowed me to touch her hand. 'What are you reading, Mr. Robinson?' she said. 'The wickedest cleverest book in the English language, if you chance to know it. ' - 'I have known the "Fable of the Bees" more than fifty years. ' She was right in her guess
 
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Bernard Mandeville's "A modest defence of publick stews" : prostitution and its discontents in early Georgian England
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Free thoughts on religion, the Church & national happinessAn enquiry into the origin of honour and the usefulness of Christianity in warBernard Mandeville's "A modest defence of publick stews" : prostitution and its discontents in early Georgian EnglandA modest defence of publick stews, or, An essay upon whoring, as it is now practis'd in these kingdomsA modest defence of publick stews (1724)Mandeville studies : new explorations in the art and thought of Dr. Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733)The enlightenment's fable : Bernard Mandeville and the discovery of society
Alternative Names
B.M.

B.M 1670-1733

B.M 1670-1733 Heer

B.M. (Bernard Mandeville), 1670-1733

B.M., Heer, 1670-1733

Bernard de Mandevil

Bernard de Mandeville medico e filosofo olandese

Bernard Mandeville écrivain anglais

Bernard Mandeville filozófus, közgazdász, író

Bernard Mandeville lékař a spisovatel, autor "Bajky o včelách"

Bernard Mandeville Nederlands filosoof

Bernard Mandeville niederländisch-englischer Arzt und Sozialtheoretiker

Colton, Thom 1670-1733

De Mandeville Bernard

De Mandeville, Bernard 1670-1733

M. B.

M. B. 1670-1733

M, B. 1670-1733 Heer

M., B. (Bernard Mandeville)

M., B. (Bernard Mandeville), 1670-1733

M., B., Heer, 1670-1733

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Mandeville, B. (Bernard)

Mandeville, B. (Bernard), 1670-1733

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Mandeville Bernard 1670-1733

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Mandeville, Bernard de 1670-1733

Mandeville Bernardus de 1670-1733

Mandseville, Bernard von 1670-1733

Mandseville, Bernhard von 1670-1733

Phil-Porney 1670-1733

Phil-Pornix 1670-1733

Pornix, Phil 1670-1733

The author of the Fable of the bees

Бернард де Мандевіль

Бернард де Мандевіль британський і нідерландський філософ, економіст і сатирик

Мандевиль Бернард

Мандевиль, Бернард 1670-1733

Мандевиль, Бернард де

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ברנרד מנדוויל

ברנרד מנדוויל פילוסוף, פוליטיקאי, כלכלן וסאטיריקן

برناد ماندویل اقتصاددان، نویسنده، و فیلسوف هلندی

برنارد ماندفيل

বার্নার্ড ম্যান্ডেভিল

ბერნარდ მანდევილი

맨더빌, 버나드 1670-1773

버나드 맨더빌

バーナード・デ・マンデヴィル

マンデヴィル, バーナード

伯纳德·曼德维尔

Languages
English (918)

French (67)

German (29)

Polish (4)

Chinese (2)

Japanese (2)

Spanish (1)

Russian (1)