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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Velikovsky is not so much the first of the new catastrophists. Sort of a psychoanalytical companion to “Worlds in Collision” where the author suggests the roots of irrational behavior. 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: Similarly, the geological catastrophist school of Buckland and Cuvier, that dominated the early 19th century, was swept aside by Kankind and Lyell, the founders of evolutionary science.
In the present book, from the viewpoint of a psychotherapist, the author guides us in coming to grips with these enduring reactions.
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The controversy surrounding his work and its reception is often referred to as “the Velikovsky affair”. First edition, first printing. Description Immanuel Velikovsky called this book the “fulfillment of his oath of Hippocrates – to serve humanity.
Velikovsky returns to his roots as a psychologist and psychoanalytical therapist, with humanity as a whole as his patient. Russell Amnesla Ltd Condition: Darkhavens rated it liked it Mar 28, Velikovsky starts off with a few pertinent ideas.
It stays consistent within its boundaries but the moment it steps out to be scrutinised, it stands absolutely no chance. It is one thing to know and understand what happened in the past, velkiovsky quite another to realize that those remote events manoind influence our thoughts, sensations and behavior.
As a result, the knowledge of the happenings could only be passed down orally and thus took the form of legends over the centuries.
He also proposed a revised chronology for ancient Egypt, Greece, Israel and other cultures of the ancient Near East. The Book House in Dinkytown Published: Doubleday,1st Edition, First Printing, In Fear and Trembling.
Doubleday, Ni jacket rubbed with small tears at head and tail of spine area, now in protective mylar. And not least of all, another decisive impetus for our understanding of science is offered here. These things aside, text is bright and unmarked, no names penned.
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The main flaw is notable cocking slant of spine, as though one board is forward of the immanueel not the worst I’ve seen, perhaps in the moderate range. 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 amnesua a totally different point of view: The Best Books of This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Book Club Associates, pp. Refresh and try again. No bumping to speak of.
Jeffrey Keenan rated it really liked it Feb 23, While some of it is dated it gives some good insights on the schools of psychology and how so much of research never sees the light of day.
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Books by Immanuel Velikovsky. Also the spine and a small portion of the upper front cover are sun lightened. Doubleday, Stated First Edition. Bob Alexander rated it liked it Jul 11,