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Theodore Dalrymple is a physician and psychiatrist who practices in England. He writes a column for the London Spectator, contributes frequently to the Daily Telegraph, and is a contributing editor of the Manhattan's Institute's City Journal
Image credit: Anthony (A.M.) Daniels (born 1949), who generally uses the pen name Theodore Dalrymple (Wikipedia / Jaap Stonks / CC SA 2.0)

Værker af Theodore Dalrymple

If Symptoms Still Persist (1994) 43 eksemplarer
Anything Goes (2011) 36 eksemplarer
Second Opinion (1705) 32 eksemplarer
The Knife Went In (2000) 27 eksemplarer
Farewell Fear (2012) 27 eksemplarer
Zanzibar to Timbuktu (1602) 26 eksemplarer
The Examined Life (2010) 18 eksemplarer
Out Into The Beautiful World (2015) 18 eksemplarer
Viagens aos confins do comunismo (2017) 14 eksemplarer
Threats of Pain and Ruin (2014) 7 eksemplarer
What is Wrong with Us?: Essays in Cultural Pathology (2016) — Redaktør — 6 eksemplarer
Grief and Other Stories (2018) 5 eksemplarer
Embargo and Other Stories (2020) 4 eksemplarer
Midnight Maxims (2021) 4 eksemplarer
Neither Trumpets Nor Violins (2022) 4 eksemplarer
The Policeman and the Brothel (2012) 4 eksemplarer
The Wheelchair and Other Stories (2022) 3 eksemplarer
These Spindrift Pages (2023) 2 eksemplarer
Filosofa's Republic (1989) 2 eksemplarer
Society is broken (2016) 1 eksemplar
Ramses (2022) 1 eksemplar

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It was mostly a pleasure to read the author’s dissection of selections from the NEJM in 2017. Writing under a pseudonym, he covers problems in logic and philosophy and some in statistics. Most of these are well-known, but journal articles can be stultifying, and Dalrymple can cut through bullshit like a knife. On the other hand, his role here is the curmudgeon, and he is sometimes merely argumentative. So, he specifically admits to ignorance about the earth sciences, but then presents his potentially destructive opinions about global warming; he attacks the use of B.C.E. for B.C. in a footnote calling it contemptible; he strongly believes that it is inappropriate to see drug addiction as a disease; and, although he is most helpful to us when logical fallacies are revealed, he might be accused of occasionally succumbing to a false analogy, appealing to ridicule, steering us to a slippery slope, and using a rare vacuous truth.… (mere)
markm2315 | Jul 1, 2023 |
This is a fascinating book by a right-leaning British doctor. His take on crime and the poor is very interesting, though I don't agree with all of his conclusions. It's well worth reading for one view of what the future holds for 'civilization' as we know it.
lpg3d | 11 andre anmeldelser | Nov 12, 2022 |
Compelling writing. The author is courageous, thoughtful, perceptive, observant, dead.
themulhern | 11 andre anmeldelser | Aug 20, 2021 |
how liberal ideas of non accountability have made life worse for underclass deprived of structure
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ritaer | 14 andre anmeldelser | Jul 12, 2021 |


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