In Praise of Folly

In Praise of Folly The Blind-Spots of Our Mind

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Synopsis

Psychiatrist Theodore Dalrymple is fascinated by the follies of high achievers. Theodore Dalrymple uses his addiction to collecting - which he himself hides from his wife, also a psychiatrist - to describe a range of interesting cases. There are the early vivisectionists and anti-vivisectionists, abolitionists of slavery, psychiatrists, doctors, theologians, writers DH Lawrence, Aldous Huxley, P.G. Wodehouse, Conan Doyle and Dylan Thomas, homeopaths and their connection with Nazism, Shakespeareans, surgeons, biologists and philosophers.

Book information

ISBN: 9781783341412
Publisher: Gibson Square
Imprint: Gibson Square
Pub date:
DEWEY: 158
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 223
Weight: 216g
Height: 129mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 17mm