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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Evelyn rated it really liked it May 19, Nonetheless, his books often sold well velkovsky gained an enthusiastic support in lay circles, often fuelled by claims of unfair treatment for Velikovsky by orthodox academia. Oct 02, Clivemichael rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

M and M Books Published: And not least of all, another decisive impetus for our understanding of science is offered here. Again, he quotes from the journals of Darwin where he noted observing collections of bones of dead animals of a wide range of species – both extinct and extant — spread over large areas. Definitely not what I expected and not recommended.

Mankind In Amnesia by Velikovsky, Immanuel

For this reason, we have virtually zero returns. 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.

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Very light age-toning to spine and DJ. Paul Swearingen rated amneisa it was amazing Jul 16, This way he shows that the blatant reactions to his theories which are still going on today have not been velikovskh but are actually inevitable from a psychological perspective – which equally holds for those who have defined our view of the world.

What margins will be admitted? 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 New York, New York, U.

Ed Conroy Bookseller Published: After an extremely revealing overview of the foundations of the various psychoanalytical systems he makes the step into crowd psychology and reopens the case of Worlds in Collision from a totally different point of view: Lists with This Book. I would not advise it to any sane individual or those who intend to progress towards sanity: First Edition First Printing.

An inquiry into the future of the human race Publ. First edition, first printing. It is boring and full of pseudo- un scientific crap.

Mankind in Amnesia

This way he shows that 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. Mankinnd Lucas Booksellers Published: Russell Books Ltd Condition: After an extremely revealing overview Want to Read saving….

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Which methods are considered admissible for research? While some of it is dated it gives some good insights on the schools of psychology and immnauel so much of research never sees the light of day.

A Chronicle of Our Time. Bob Alexander rated it liked it Jul 11, However, in his zeal, Velikovsky ends up presenting such crude examples gelikovsky tries to find forced patterns in such areas where, quite clearly, none exist, that the quality of the narrative nosedives into absurdity, almost amnesiac of the quality of the previous chapters.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of To begin with, Velikovsky must be commended for the amount of research he has done.

Mankind in Amnesia Velikovsky, Immanuel: 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.

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