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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Carol Stewart-High rated it really liked it Feb 08, The reach of his work goes far beyond the “Velikovsky affair” itself. Joe Devon rated it it was ok Apr 24, He quotes from the Old and New Testament and from the writings of Plato with equal ease; he delves into ancient Egyptian mythology as comfortably as ancient Greek mythology.
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It is not without immanuell that for years we have been witnessing the troubling tendency of science to put itself less and less in the service of people. Therefore, the principal issue with the book is not in misrepresentation of facts, but in their misinterpretation.
Mankind in Amnesia in which the author’s theory of Cosmic catastrophism finds its psychological counterpart, is the product of a lifetime of brilliant analytical insights. Account Options Sign in.
Sign In Register Mannkind Cart. Paradigma Ltd- Psychology – pages. Also the spine and a small portion of the upper front cover are sun lightened. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. In new mylar wrapper. No ink names, bookplates, etc.
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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Katie Daniels rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Jung by finding a common basis for them. It relates his historical, geological and astronomical findings to mankind of today and immannuel importance, in many of its facets, should not be underestimated.
Mankind in Amnesia, book cover. Published December 1st by Doubleday Books first published Roger Lucas Booksellers Published: Paris Allier rated it really mmankind it Jan 30, At the same time he veliklvsky able to reclassify the theories of Siegmund Freud and of C. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.
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William Carneal rated it really liked it Apr 04, Colin Cullen rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Velikovsky returns to his roots as a psychologist and psychoanalytical therapist, with humanity as a whole as his patient.
Definitely not what I expected and not recommended. What margins will be admitted? The revised chronology aimed at explaining the so-called “dark age” of the eastern Mediterranean ca. The controversy surrounding his work and its reception is often referred to as “the Velikovsky affair”.
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In this thought provoking document Velikovsky undertakes aknesia reveal the hidden springs of our irrational behavior. Virtually every aspect of human behavior, every pattern in human history, and every article of human belief, if examined and illuminated in the light of the thesis of this book, reveals how human thought and action have been shaped and molded by repressed collective memories of cosmic catastrophes that befell our ancestors as recently as one hundred generations ago….
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Paul Swearingen rated it it was amazing Jul 16, For example, he says Plato was able to understand the violent past that mankind had suffered, and repeatedly tried amnnesia give such signs through his writings. Darkhavens rated it liked it Mar 28, Book ratings by Goodreads.
Paul Sawtell rated it it was ok Jun 23, Mankind in Amnesia Velikovsky, Immanuel: Velikovsky is not so much the first of the new catastrophists. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
Velikovsky starts off with a few pertinent ideas. 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. His books u 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 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 possible — thus being diametrically opposed to the supposed ideas of his predecessor.