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From Darwin to Hitler : evolutionary ethics, eugenics, and racism in Germany / Richard Weikart.
- Weikart, Richard, 1958-
About this work
New York ; Houndmills, Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
xi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. -303) and index.
The origin of ethics and the rise of moral relativism -- Evolutionary progress as the highest good -- Organizing evolutionary ethics -- The value of life and the value of death -- The specter of inferiority : devaluing the disabled and "unproductive" -- The science of racial inequality -- Controlling reproduction : overturning traditional sexual morality -- Killing the "unfit" -- War and peace -- Racial struggle and extermination -- Hitler's ethic.
Where to find it
LocationHistory of Medicine JL.37