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A Letter To Dion

Auhtor: Bernard Mandeville

Language: english
Published: 1732

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philosophy
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Review by O. Brown, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
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... between Berkeley and Mandeville that men like . Berkeley, who may be termed the religious-minded . in their anguish, threw logic to the winds, and criticized ...
... nothing can make a Man honest or virtuous but a Regard to some religious or moral Principles and characterizes it as precisely the rigorist position ...
... clothes in order to deepen the cleavages among the members of the Church: D'u il arrive assez souvent, par l'assemblage le plus bizarre et le plus monstrueux, ...
... that he would exempt a few specified types of economic activity from interference by government. It would be misleading also to apply to eighteenth-century ...
... Two Volumes of Alciphron, or, The Minute Philosopher with Attention. As far as I am a Judge, the Language is very good, the Diction correct, and the ...
... my Answers not satisfactory, and that I had not clear'd my self from the Aspersions, which had been cast upon me, it was unkind, if not a great ...
... endeavours as little as is possible, to encourage the Breed of Pipers and Scrapers. All Sea-faring Men, especially the Dutch, are, like the Element they ...
... it was most probable that Men might enjoy true Happiness, I would prefer a small peaceable Society, in which Men, neither envy'd nor esteem'd by Neighbours, ...
... to enjoy all the Ease, Glory, and Greatness, the World can afford, and which, in short, we are fond of, you would think his Assertion to be a terrible ...
... brew'd for other Countries as well as their own and for the Small Beer they sent abroad, they receiv'd large Returns of Westphaly-Hams, Neats-Tongues, ...
... fit to take Notice of any. It was wrote for the Entertainment of idle People, and calculated for Persons of Education, when they are at Leisure ...
... beneficial to fair Dealers. I am not ignorant of what may be said against me, about God's Blessing, and on whom it is most likely to fall. The Dispositions ...
... he thinks it is, the Money the Person receives, or the Performance it self, that contributes most to his eternal Happiness. But I am more cautious ...
... we could expect to be from any other but it likewise stops the Growth of them, breaks their Gangs, and hinders them from trusting One another. For Three ...
... in this Nation, we could never keep up our Traffick, and employ the same Hands and Shipping, unless they could likewise persuade the Nations, we deal ...
... to say and when this has been repeated above half a Score times, they still retain the same Arrogance and mal-pert Briskness they were made to set ...
... for his Client, without the Learning of Crito, and would certainly baffle his Adversaries, if he had such pliable ones as Alciphron and Lysicles to ...
... are not Members of it: Out of their Assemblies, they live and converse like other Men: And tho' I have been in Company with several of them, I ess, unless ...
... done in Few Years. Religion is one Thing, and Trade is another. He that gives most Trouble to Thousands of his Neighbours, and invents the most operose ...
... and son of Detroit mayor Charles Howard. He prepared for college at New Haven, Conn., but instead of entering Yale he turned to Journalism in New ...