Ronald W. Dworkin


Ronald W. Dworkin, a physician and political scientist, is the author of Medical Catastrophe: Confessions of an Anesthesiologist. His writing can be found at

Too Many Doctors in the House

from Distinctions That Define and Divide, Volume 23, Number 2

That may be the real value of the “doctor” title: It is a very useful thing, provided you can make other people believe it is important.