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, Pages are clean, no writing. It is repressed because of an unwitting decision to block out the terror of catastrophe.

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Garden City, New York: It is not without reason that for velkovsky we have been witnessing the troubling tendency of science to put itself less and less in the service of people. Hard To Find Books.

I would not advise it to any sane individual or those who intend to progress towards sanity: However, in his zeal, Velikovsky ends up presenting such crude examples and 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.

His ideas are radical and revolutionary. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i. He says psychiatry was capable of preventing the World Wars as the leaders were only falling prey to their darkest inner fears and repeating the mistakes mankind had made in the past. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.


Doubleday, Dust jacket rubbed with small tears at head and tail of spine area, now in protective mylar. Kaye Bewley rated it it was amazing Feb 07, In essence, it fails to satisfy even the minimal conditions that the scientific community asks for before accepting any theory or explanation.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. But scientists are human too and mostly, mankibd to these precepts, with a strong inclination to objectivity and things that are objectifiable. Sign In Register Help Cart. A hint of edge wear to the book which is otherwise clean, mankiind and sound. Carol Stewart-High rated it really liked it Feb 08, Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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Mankind in Amnesia, book cover. Menu Home Articles Images About. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Luckily the item has remained sound if velikovsk challenged.

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 im defined our view of the world. No trivia or quizzes yet. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The reach of his work goes far beyond the “Velikovsky affair” itself. First Edition First Velikosky. Definitely not what I expected and not recommended.

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. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Vwlikovsky. 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 When, due to unconscious or undetected inner processes, a celikovsky excludes from scientific research certain areas of velikovsly – or broaches these only with disproportionately great restrictions, or even denies their existence or importance altogether from a scientific point of view, then science itself takes damage and its importance and credibility for society is greatly diminished.


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

The standards and methods of modern science are based strongly on objectivity and all that which is objectifiable while eliminating categorically all that is subjective. Jun 19, Kerie rated it did not like it. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Joe Devon rated mankihd it was ok Apr 24, Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

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