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


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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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  • ISBN-13: 9781594032028
  • ISBN-10: 1594032025
  • Publisher: Encounter Books
  • Publish Date: September 2007
  • Page Count: 129
  • Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds

Series: Brief Encounters

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Books > Social Science > Discrimination & Racism
Books > Family & Relationships > Prejudice

 
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