Science and political ideology: The example of Nazi Germany

  title={Science and political ideology: The example of Nazi Germany},
  author={Ute Deichmann},
  journal={M{\`e}tode Revista
de difusi{\'o} de la
  • U. Deichmann
  • Published 3 September 2019
  • Education
  • Mètode Revista de difusió de la investigació
Although in their basic framework Nazi anti-Semitic and racist ideology and policies were not grounded in science, scientists not only supported them in various ways, but also took advantage of them, for example by using the new possibilities of unethical experimentation in humans that these ideologies provided. Scientists’ complicity with Nazi ideology and politics does, however, not mean that all sciences in Nazi Germany were ideologically tainted. I argue, rather, that despite the fact that… 
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