The Social Justice Syllabus Project: Health Care
Published Jan 30, 2012  printer-friendly


            “Repudiated Data Used for Indoctrination” (March 2011) available at under “Articles.”

          : “The Single Payer Presentation: Hidden Facts One Should Consider” (March 2011) available at under “Articles.”

          Beth Haynes, M.D. (University of Cincinnati): “Social Justice and Medical Ethics” The Black Ribbon Project (Aug. 10, 2010), available at

          David Kelley, Ph.D. (Princeton University) Philosophy: “Is There a Right to Health Care” (1994) The Atlas Society, available at

          David Kelley, Ph.D. (Princeton University) Philosophy: A Life of One's Own: Individual Rights and the Welfare State (1998).

          H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., M.D. (Tulane University) Ph.D. (University of Texas) Philosophy: “Rights to Health Care: A Critical Appraisal” (1979) vol.4, no.2 The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 1979, vol. 4, no. 2.

          Heather MacDonald, J.D. (Stanford University): "Public Health Quackery" in The Burden of Bad Ideas (2000)

          Jane Orient, M.D. (Columbia University): Your Doctor is Not In: Healthy Skepticism About National Health Care (1994).

          Jonathan Klick, J.D., Ph.D. (George Mason University) and Sally Satel, M.D. (Brown University): The Health Disparities Myth: Diagnosing the Treatment Gap (2006).

           Leonard Peikoff, Ph.D. (NYU) Philosophy: “Health Care is Not a Right” (Dec. 11, 1993) available at

           Leonard Peikoff, Ph.D. (NYU) Philosophy: “Medicine: The Death of a Profession (1985) available at

           Linda Gottfredson, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins) Sociology and Ian Deary, Ph.D. (University of Edinburgh) Psychology: “Intelligence predicts health and longevity, but why?” Current Directions in Psychological Science (2004) 13(1), 1-4.

          Linda Gottfredson, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins) Sociology: “Intelligence: Is it the epidemiologists' elusive’fundamental cause’ of social class inequalities in health?” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2004) 86(1), 174-199. Reprinted in Mensa Research Journal, 38 (2), 76-106, Summer 2007.

         Lin Zinser, J.D. (University of Colorado) and Paul Hsieh (University of Michigan): “Moral Health Care vs. ‘Universal Health Care’” The Objective Standard (Winter 2007-2008).

          Paul Hsieh, M.D. (University of Michigan): “Government-Run Health Care vs. the Hippocratic Oath” The Objective Standard (Spring 2010).

          Sally Satel, M.D. (Brown University): “Public Health and the Quest for Social Justice” in P.C., M.D.: How Political Correctness is Corrupting Medicine (2000).

          Theodore Dalrymple, M.D. (Psychiatry): “There is no ‘Right’ to Health Care” (July 28, 2009) The Wall Street Journal, available at

          Walter Block, Ph.D. (Columbia University) Economics: “Socialized Medicine is the Problem,” Surgical Neurology (November 2003) Vol. 60, No. 5, pp. 467-468;, also available at  


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