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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

    1. Sheldon Rubenfeld
      Pages 1-8
  3. Eugenics, Euthanasia, Extermination

  4. Medicine after the Holocaust

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 225-233

About this book

Introduction

Rubenfeld and the contributors to this collection posit that German physicians betrayed the Hippocratic Oath when they chose knowledge over wisdom, the state over the individual, a führer over God, and personal gain over professional ethics.

Keywords

Auschwitz bioethics Holocaust individual Judaism medical ethics

Editors and affiliations

  • Sheldon Rubenfeld
    • 1
  1. 1.Baylor College of MedicineUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230102293
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-62192-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-10229-3
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