In Praise of Prejudice

In Praise of Prejudice : How Literary Critics and Social Theorists Are Murdering Our Past

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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.
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  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 149 x 231 x 20.32mm | 327g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1594032025
  • 9781594032028
  • 163,594

About Theodore Dalrymple

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).
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