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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His books use comparative mythology and ancient literary sources including the Bible to argue that Earth has suffered catastrophic close-contacts with other planets principally Venus and Mars in ancient times.

Sign up to receive offers and updates: Which questions are regarded as worthy of study in the first place? Joe Devon rated it it was ok Apr 24, 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.

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Very light age-toning to spine and DJ. Account Options Jn in. The Book House in Dinkytown Published: This way he shows im,anuel the blatant reactions to his theories which are still going on today have not been surprising but are actually inevitable from a psychological perspective – which equally holds for those who have defined our view of the world.

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 As a result, the knowledge of the happenings could only be passed down orally and thus took the form of legends over the centuries.

Refresh and try again. The revised chronology aimed at explaining the so-called “dark age” of amneaia eastern Mediterranean ca. Mankind in Amnesia Immanuel Velikovsky Definitely not what I expected and not recommended.

Most of it was written in the s and early s, but he added sections as late asthe last year of his life.

Mankind In Amnesia

There are vekikovsky discussion topics on this book yet. Similarly, the geological catastrophist school of Buckland and Cuvier, that dominated the early 19th century, was swept aside by Darwin and Lyell, the founders of evolutionary science. Jeffrey Keenan rated it really liked it Feb 23, Dust jacket slightly rubbed. DJ just slightly rubbed head and foot of spine areas, a few very faint dust foxing specks on DJ rear flap edges, o.


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CDs, access codes etc Doubleday, Lovely gift inscription on fly, mild edgwear to dust jacket, now in protective mylar, pp. To ask other readers questions about Manklnd in Amnesiaplease sign up. Oct 02, Clivemichael rated it liked it Shelves: Published December 1st by Doubleday Books first published William Carneal rated it nankind liked it Apr 04, May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.

Velikovsky is not so much the first of the new catastrophists. These things aside, text is bright and unmarked, no names penned.

The controversy surrounding his work and its reception is often referred to as “the Velikovsky affair”.