Zealous ideologues can be dangerous in many ways, but they are specially unsuited to practice medicine.
Ronald W. Dworkin
The habits of mind created by a life in medicine have something to teach those who study humanities.
Big Med offers a realistic assessment of our health care system, along with practical suggestions for reform.
Rules protect us from arbitrariness, but they do not overcome our need for judgment and discretion.
Danielle Allen gives a questionable and decidedly partisan account of our Covid politics.
The scientific way of thinking has exacerbated some of the worst tendencies in American political life.
Are genetics a source of economic inequality?
Poe understood that scientism, the belief that science was the only true guide in life, would have an enormous influence on American public life.
Do Korean "K-dramas" signal the weakening of America's global cultural dominance?
Mom Genes has an obsession with scientific studies that are not definitive or predictive in any reliable way.
“Religion as psychology” may have something to offer the secular man, which could improve religion’s relationship with secular society.
Fight House should be read by anyone aspiring to public service—at least as a warning shot across the bow.
Davis has helped to expose the contradiction in modern therapy, the juxtaposition of the biological with the purely psychological.
Medicare for All puts American health care on track to follow education, restaurants, hotels, and many other areas of life where two tiers exist.
Science-based morality makes moral “progress” impossible, if not immoral.
Ronald W. Dworkin is a physician and political scientist. His other work can be found at RonaldWDworkin.com.