Theodore Dalrymple

Global warning

13 June 2007 3:38 pm

It is a sign of the times, I suppose, that there are crimes of which I approve

Global Warning

30 May 2007 4:43 pm

Not hell, but drunkenness, is other people.

Global warning

25 April 2007 4:26 pm

This week Theodore Dalrymple begins a new column — on globalisation, moronic technology and modernity in general.

Our enemies are right to mock us

11 April 2007 3:52 pm

Britain has changed dramatically — and for the worst   

‘I want Sarkozy to be right’

28 March 2007 4:09 pm

Theodore Dalrymple, who lives in France, says that the presidential frontrunner faces an awesome range of problems — unsettlingly similar to those that will confront the Prime Minister unlucky enough succeed Gordon Brown

One that got away

15 March 2007 9:56 am

In a society in which multicultural pieties have for so long replaced genuine thought, it is hardly surprising that very…

Medicine and letters

19 July 2006 2:35 pm

I don’t much care for Napoleon, but I’ve always had a sneaking sympathy for Napoleon III

Medicine and letters

14 June 2006 3:42 pm

I am not sure how far Schopenhauer is suitable reading for a doctor.

Medicine and letters

11 May 2006 8:33 am

‘That Shakespeare,’ a German friend of mine once said to me, ‘knew a thing or two.’

Medicine and letters

22 April 2006 12:00 am

Everyone knows the story of James Lind - except they don't

Medicine and letters

8 April 2006 12:00 am

In a few years no one will be left who understands the value of the implicit.

Medicine and letters

11 March 2006 12:00 am

Though I say it myself, who perhaps should not, doctors make very good writers. They are usually down to earth,…

Second Opinion

4 February 2006 12:00 am

What a human catastrophe is the doctrine of human rights!

Second Opinion

29 October 2005 12:00 am

Sometimes I feel like a doctor in Chekhov

Second opinion

1 October 2005 12:00 am

Why do people insist on leading such terrible lives?

Second opinion

18 June 2005 12:00 am

I went to prison last week to see a man about an arson

Second opinion

23 April 2005 12:00 am

There’s only one thing worse than slavery, and that’s freedom

Second opinion

26 March 2005 12:00 am

Ignorance, illusion, wilful blindness and wishful thinking have ever been the guiding principles of British government

Second opinion

12 March 2005 12:00 am

I see the lower depths wherever I go

Second Opinion

15 January 2005 12:00 am

Is there anything more sacred than human life?

Second Opinion

18 December 2004 12:00 am

He is best who empathises most

Second Opinion

4 December 2004 12:00 am

The difficult business of forgiveness

Second opinion

20 November 2004 12:00 am

Compared with the doctors in a hospital like mine, Sisyphus had it easy

Second opinion

13 November 2004 12:00 am

What is the purpose of life?

Second Opinion

30 October 2004 12:00 am

The Wages of Fear: The Next Generation