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In Praise of Prejudice

How Literary Critics and Social Theorists Are Murdering Our Past

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In Praise of Prejudice by Theodore Dalrymple
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Today, the word prejudice has come to seem synonymous with bigotry; therefore the only way a person can establish freedom from bigotry is by claiming to have wiped his mind free from prejudice. English psychiatrist and writer Theodore Dalrymple shows that freeing the mind from prejudice is not only impossible, but entails intellectual, moral and emotional dishonesty. The attempt to eradicate prejudice has several dire consequences for the individual and society as a whole.

Author Biography

Today Theodore Dalrymple is a psychiatrist and prison doctor who treats heroin addicts. He writes a column for the Spectator, and contributes frequently to the Daily Telegraph. He also wrote Our Culture, What's Left of It and Life at the Bottom (Ivan R. Dee).
Release date NZ
August 30th, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Encounter Books,USA
Pages
200
Dimensions
148x231x17
ISBN-13
9781594032028
Product ID
2071910

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