Philosophical Articles

1. Hurt MA.  Epistemologic basis of diagnostic concepts.  Valid diagnoses are not subjective.  Objectivist Health Care Professionals Network Forum 1992; 1 (2):1, 7-9.

2. Hurt MA.  The melanocytic nevus described by Clark et. al.  What is its nature?  What should it be named?  An answer from history and from logic.  J Cutan Pathol 2005; 32:457-460.
3. Hurt MA.  Types of melanoma?  J Am Acad Dermatol 2008; 58(06):1059-1060.

4. Hurt MA.  Diagnosis!  (Not Prognosis, Not Potential, Not Risk).  Am J Dermatopathol 2009; 31(8):763-765.
5. Hurt MA.  Selfishness at the Microscope: Your Diagnosis or Your Life.  A speech delivered at:  Redeeming Reform:  What Health Care Reform Could Be and Ought to Be.  A Briefing at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C., May 10, 2010.  Sponsored by Americans for Free Choice in Medicine.  Speech published on this website.