In Praise of Prejudice

In Praise of Prejudice

The Necessity of Preconceived Ideas

Book - 2007 | 1st ed.
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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.
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, c2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781594032028
1594032025
Branch Call Number: 170 DALRYMP
Characteristics: 129 p. ; 23 cm.

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