Ronald W. Dworkin

Ronald W. Dworkin is an anesthesiologist and political scientist. He has taught in the George Washington University Honors program, and is the author of four books and numerous magazine essays.

The New Prohibition

The neuroscientific model of addiction is at odds with our freedom to experience the sensual life.

Ronald W. Dworkin
Ronald W. Dworkin
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The Ideological Aversion to Harm Reduction

Putting a patient under general anesthesia is a dangerous business. Waking a patient up from anesthesia is an ugly one. After I turn off the gas the patient typically thrashes and writhes like a sinner in Hell. Yet such resistance has never bothered me. I don’t want good and

Ronald W. Dworkin
Ronald W. Dworkin
9 min read