Immanuel Velikovsky called this book the “fulfillment of his oath of Hippocrates – to serve humanity.” In this book he returns to his roots as a psychologist and. Drawing on the works of Freud and Jung, and on historical records, Velikovsky maintains the theory that mankind’s self-destructive tendencies are an expression . Mankind in Amnesia by Immanuel Velikovsky, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Doubleday and Company, Garden City, New York: Hence we may look forward with some confidence to a secure future of great length. Until he practised in Haifa.
And not least of all, another decisive impetus for our understanding of science is offered here. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Pseudoscience is an examination of events, happenings or phenomenon through a perspective which lacks sufficient supporting evidence, which is not verifiable to the extent required for it to be categorised as scientific, and which lacks clear and convincing proof.
Immanuel Velikovsky was a Russian-born American independent scholar, best known as the author of a number of controversial books reinterpreting the events of ancient history, in particular the US bestseller Worlds in Collisionpublished in Doubleday, Stated 1st edition. Paris Allier rated it really liked it Jan 30, To begin with, Velikovsky must be commended for the amount of research he has done.
Heavy wear to cover. A journey through history, religion, mythology and art shows the overall range of the collective trauma and gives us – the patients – a message of extraordinary urgency and importance for amnexia future. Near fine with light soiling and fading on the spine only. Immanuel Velikovsky called this book the “fulfillment of his oath of Hippocrates – to serve humanity. Nonetheless, his books often sold well and gained an enthusiastic support in lay circles, often fuelled by claims of unfair treatment for Velikovsky by orthodox academia.
But scientists are human too and mostly, owing to these precepts, with a strong inclination to objectivity and things that are objectifiable. Ordering more than one book keeps postage costs down.
Mankind In Amnesia by Velikovsky, Immanuel
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It is one thing to know and understand what happened in the past, but quite another to realize that those remote events still influence our thoughts, sensations and behavior.
It is boring and full of pseudo- un scientific crap. Which questions are to be studied? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Published December 1st by Doubleday Books first published Tight and clean with sharp corners.
Mankind In Amnesia
Account Options Sign in. For example, he says Plato was able to understand the violent past that mankind had suffered, and repeatedly tried to give velikovs,y signs through his writings. In Mankind in Amnesiapublished posthumously, he examines the implications for psychology of the repression of amneisa catastrophes in the memory of mankind. It stays consistent within its boundaries but the moment it steps out to amnwsia scrutinised, it stands absolutely no chance.
Jung by finding a common basis for them. Mankind in Amnesia Immanuel Velikovsky Limited preview – Mankind in Amnesia Velikovsky, Immanuel London: This was clearly an indication that it was one single sudden event that led to their deaths, and very unlike the mass extinction events that took place over millions of years – for example the Permian-Triassic extinction event. Ships with Tracking Number! As much as I liked Velikovsky’s other stuff, this was dry, dull and boring; chock full of human supremacy and psychobabble and scientific gabbling.
Peter Lancett rated it it was amazing Feb 17, However, his disciple Aristotle could never agree with his teacher and tried to spread uniformitarianism, for example, by giving the idea of Celestial Spheres, according to which the stars and planets were so placed that no collision among them was even theoretically velikkvsky — thus being diametrically opposed to the supposed ideas of his predecessor.
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