A Letter to Dion
With an Introduction by Jacob Viner
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $4.95|
| Book Description: |
The Letter to Dion, Mandeville's last publication, was, in form, a reply to Bishop Berkeley's Alciphron: or, the Minute Philosopher. In Alciphron, a series of dialogues directed against "free thinkers" in general, Dion is the presiding host and Alciphron and Lysicles are the expositors of objectionable doctrines. Mandeville's Fable of the Bees is attacked in the Second Dialogue, where Lysicles expounds some Mandevillian views but is theologically an atheist, politically a...