Virtue Will Undo Us All. Bernard Mandeville
(Rob Hartmans) The Low Countries - 2007, № 15, pp. 291-293
Mandeville, who was better known in the rest of the world than in his native country Holland, was a typical representative of the Enlightenment and today is considered one of the most important founding fathers of liberalism. But now, almost three centuries later, when liberalism seems to have triumphed on all fronts, the flaws in Mandeville's vision become apparent.
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