Dr Michael Fitzpatrick is a retired General Practitioner. He has written on a wide range of medical and political subjects including epidemics, addictions and health scares, for both medical publications and the mainstream media. Mike is the author of Defeating Austism: a damaging delusion, and MMR and Autism and The Tyranny of Health: Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle. He is a member of the Battle of Ideas Editorial Committee.
Defeating Austism: a damaging delusion (Routledge, 2008)
MMR and Autism (Routledge, 2004)
The Tyranny of Health: Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle (Routledge, 2000)
"Just when Kant's formulation that 'the public exercise of reason should be free' had begun to seem so remote and exhausted, the Battle should reinforce one's faith in the enduring worth of dissent and of the free traffic in ideas"
Swapan Chakravorty, professor of english, Jadavpur University