When medicine went mad : bioethics and the Holocaust / edited by Arthur L. Caplan

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Subjects: Human experimentation in medicine--Germany
Medical ethics
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, c1992
Series: Contemporary issues in biomedicine, ethics, and society
Contemporary issues in biomedicine, ethics, and society
LC Classification: R
Physical Description: xii, 359 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Contributors
Testimonies
Nazi Experiments as Viewed by a Survivor of Mengele's Experiments / Eva Mozes Kor 3
A Profile of Nazi Medicine: The Nazi Doctor--His Methods and goals / Sara Seiler Vigorito 9
The Meaning of the Holocaust for Bioethics / Gisela Konopka 15
Medicine, Bioethics, and Nazism
Nazi Biomedical Policies / Robert N. Proctor 23
Eugenics: The Science and Religion of the Nazis / Benno Muller-Hill 43
How Did Medicine Go So Wrong? / Arthur L. Caplan 53
The Use of Information from Nazi "Experiments": the Case of Hypothermia
Scientific Inquiry and Ethics: The Dachau Data / Robert S. Pozos 95
Nazi Science: Comments on the Validation of the Dachau Human Hypothermia Experiments / Robert L. Berger 109
The Dachau Hypothermia Study: An Ethical and Scientific Commentary / Jay Katz, Robert S. Pozos 135
Moral Analysis and the Use of Nazi Experimental Results / Benjamin Freedman 141
Can Scientists Use Information Derived from the Concentration Camps? Ancient Answers to New Questions / Velvl W. Greene 155
Medical Killing and Euthanasia: Then and Now
Which Way Down the Slippery Slope? Nazi Medical Killing and Euthanasia Today / Ruth Macklin 173
The Contemporary Euthanasia Movement and the Nazi Euthanasia Program: Are There Meaningful Similarities? / Ronald E. Cranford 201
The Way They Were, The Way We Are / Richard John Neuhaus 211
The Abuse of Medicine and the Legacy of the Holocaust
Abuse of Human Beings for the Sake of Science / Jay Katz 233
"Medspeak" for Murder: The Nazi Experience and the Culture of Medicine / William E. Seidelman 271
Twin Research at Auschwitz-Birkenau: Implications for the Use of Nazi Data Today / Nancy L. Segal 281
The Human Genome Project in Perspective: Confronting Our Past To Protect Our Future / George J. Annas 301
Bibliography 321
Notes and References 331
Index 355
Additional Authors: Caplan, Arthur L
Notes: LCCN: 92011687
ISBN: 0896032353
Papers from a conference on May 17-19, 1989 at the University of Minnesota
Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-330) and index
Contents: Nazi experiments as viewed by a survivor of Mengele's experiments / Eva Mozes Kor -- A profile of Nazi medicine : the Nazi doctor : his methods and goals / Sara Seiler Vigorito -- The meaning of the Holocaust for bioethics / Gisela Kinopka -- Nazi biomedical policies / Robert N. Proctor -- Eugenics : the science and religion of the Nazis / Benno Müller-Hill -- How did medicine go so wrong? / Arthur L. Caplan -- Scientific inquiry and ethics : the Dachau data / Robert S. Pozos -- Nazi science : comments on the validation of the Dachau human hypothermia experiments / Robert L. Berger -- The Dachau hypothermia study : an ethical and scientific commentary / Jay Katz and Robert S. Pozos -- Moral analysis and the use of Nazi experimental results / Benjamin Freedman -- Can scientists use information derived from the concentration camps? : ancient answers to new questions / Velvl W. Greene
Contents: Which way down the slippery slope? : Nazi medical killing and euthanasia today / Ruth Macklin -- The contemporary euthanasia movement and the Nazi euthanasia program : are there meaningful similarities? / Ronald E. Cranford -- The way they were, the way we are / Richard John Neuhaus -- Abuse of human beings for the sake of science / Jay Katz -- "Medspeak" for murder : the Nazi experience and the culture of medicine / William E. Seidelman -- Twin research at Auschwitz-Birkenau : implications for the use of Nazi data today / Nancy L. Segal -- The Human Genome Project in perspective : confronting our past to protect our future / George J. Annas
OCLC Number: 25630308
ISBN/ISSN: 0896032353