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Not so, says distinguished legal scholar Richard Epstein. A fiercely libertarian roommate of mine gave me this book to read, and I was pleasantly surprised to discover that it was about more than health care.
A fiercely libertarian roommate of mine gave me this book to read, and I was pleasantly surprised to discover that it was about more than health care. The beginning is actually a good primer on common law, and an effective encapsulation of the philosophical foundations of libertarian thought. In this seminal work, he explodes the unspoken assumption that a red, universal health-care system would be a boon to America.
of Chicago) claims that the welfare of the general population has been brought into mortal peril by the assumption that a proper health care system requires government controls. He traces the evolution of ideas of rights from the common-law concept of negative rights (freedom from the actions of others) to the more modern system of positive rights-to life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and by extension to health, housing, education, and other desirable ends.
4. health care? 4. inalienable health. 4. peril inalienable. 1. care? 1. Member Articles. A case study of potential human health impacts from petroleum coke transfer facilities.
Health; Health Care; Patient Relationships; Right to Health Care; Allocation of Health Care Resources; Quality of Health Care; Artificial Insemination and Surrogacy; Donation, Procurement of Organs and Tissues; Suicide, Assisted Suicide; Prolongation of Life and Euthanasia; Third Party Consent; Economics of Health Care; Managed Care; Health Care for Particular Diseases or Groups; Health Care Programs for the Aged
Mortal Peril: Our Inalienable Right to Health Care? by Richard A. Epstein.
Mortal Peril: Our Inalienable Right to Health Care? by Richard A. The Road to Nowhere: The Genesis of President Clinton's Plan for Health Security. He describes how managers override the recommendations of HMO doctors. HMOs call such reports anecdotes taken from among millions of unremarkable cases and cite the high satisfaction rate reported by their patients. It is not hard to depict HMOs as heartless.
Our Inalienable Right. to Health Care? By Richard A. The effort to transform charitable impulses and ''moral intuition'' into legal rights, like a right to health care, is, for Mr. Epstein, futile
Our Inalienable Right. 503 pp. Reading, Mass. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. Epstein, futile. He is a purist, and he does not want the Government to dabble in health care because, he says, ''noble intentions quickly lead to an endless tangle of hidden subsidies, perverse incentives and administrative nightmares. Thus, Mr. Epstein is skeptical of Medicare for the same reason he scorned Mr. Clinton's health plan.
Mortal Peril: Our Inalienable Right to Health Care? (Addison-Wesley, 1997). cu. "Executive Power in Political and Corporate Contexts," 12 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 277 (2010). "Political Bankruptcies: How Chrysler and GM Have Changed the Rules of the Game," 59 Freeman 8 (2009).