Medicine after the Holocaust

From the Master Race to the Human Genome and Beyond

  • Sheldon Rubenfeld

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


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.


Auschwitz bioethics Holocaust individual Judaism medical ethics

Editors and affiliations

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • 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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