Dr Theodore Dalrymple
psychiatrist; author, Spoilt Rotten: The toxic cult of sentimentality
Dr Dalrymple (real name Anthony Daniels) was born in 1949. He worked as a doctor in many countries and was for 15 years a psychiatrist and prison doctor. He wrote a column for The Spectator, ‘If Symptoms Persist’, for 14 years. He is a fellow of the Manhattan Institute of New York and has written for publications in Britain, US, Canada, Sweden, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Brazil and Australia. For six years he wrote a column about medicine and literature in the British Medical Journal. He is the author of some 20 books. He divides his time between England and France.
Sunday 23 October, 14.00 Cinema 3
Empathy and sentimentality: the rise of virtue signalling