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Last Name
WEISS
First Name
Sheila Faith
Title
The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Year
2010
Group
HOL ANT1
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Summary: The Faustian bargain—in which an individual or group collaborates with an evil entity in order to obtain knowledge, power, or material gain—is perhaps best exemplified by the alliance between world-renowned human geneticists and the Nazi state. Under the swastika, German scientists descended into the moral abyss, perpetrating heinous medical crimes at Auschwitz and at euthanasia hospitals. But why did biomedical researchers accept such a bargain?

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