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Dark medicine : rationalizing unethical medical research / edited by William R. LaFleur, Gernot Böhme, and Susumu Shimazono.

Contributor(s): LaFleur, William R | Böhme, Gernot | Shimazono, Susumu, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Bioethics and the humanities.Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, c2007Description: xii, 259 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780253348722 (cloth : alk. paper); 0253348722 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Medical ethics -- History -- 20th century | Human experimentation in medicine -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History | Medicine -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Rationalizing unethical medical research: taking seriously the case of Viktor von Weizsäcker / Gernot Böhme -- Medical research, morality, and history: the German journal Ethik and the limits of human experimentation / Andreas Frewer -- Experimentation on humans and informed consent: how we arrived where we are / Rolf Winau -- The silence of the scholars / Benno Müller-Hill -- The ethics of evil: the challenge and the lessons of Nazi medical experiments / Arthur L. Caplan -- Unit 731 and the human skulls discovered in 1989: physicians carrying out organized crimes / Kei-ichi Tsuneishi -- Biohazard: unit 731 in postwar Japanese politics of national "forgetfulness" / Frederick R. Dickinson -- Biological weapons: the United States and the Korean War / G. Cameron Hurst III -- Experimental injury: wound ballistics and aviation medicine in mid-century America / Susan Lindee -- Stumbling toward bioethics: human experiments policy and the early Cold War / Jonathan D. Moreno -- Toward an ethics of iatrogenesis / Renée C. Fox -- Strategies for survival versus accepting impermanence: rationalizing brain death and organ transplantation today / Tetsuo Yamaori -- The age of a "revolutionized human body" and the right to die / Yoshihiko Komatsu -- Why we must be prudent in research using human embryos: differing views of human dignity / Susumu Shimazono -- Eugenics, reproductive technologies, and the feminist dilemma in Japan / Miho Ogino -- Refusing utopia's bait: research, rationalizations, and Hans Jonas / William R. LaFleur.
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