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The Velikovsky affair

Alfred De Grazia

The Velikovsky affair

scientism versus science

by Alfred De Grazia

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Published by Sphere in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Velikovsky, Immanuel, 1895-,
  • Scientism

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Alfred de Grazia, Ralph E. Juergens and Livio C. Stecchini.
    ContributionsJuergens, Ralph E., joint author., Stecchini, Livio Catullo, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB602.9 .D43 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[7], 244 p. ;
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4491285M
    ISBN 100349107475
    LC Control Number79321042
    OCLC/WorldCa5989763

    About this book Before we begin to look at the details of Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky Essays in the Continuing Velikovsky Affair, its intellectual and historical backgrounds must be 4/5(1). shakespeare and velikovsky catastrophic theory and the springs of art chapter six catastrophism and uniformity a probe into the origin of the gestalt shift in geology* chapter seven living with velikovsky: catastrophism as world view chapter eight afterword appendix i about the authors appendix ii honourary degree awarded to immanuel.

      In this book, Immanuel Velikovsky, in his unmistakably clear and unique style, relates both the writing of and the reaction to the publication of his epochal work Worlds in Collision. Through authentic letters, we experience at first hand the beginning and unfolding of the Velikovsky Affair - Author: Immanuel Velikovsky. Get this from a library! The Velikovsky affair: the warfare of science and scientism. [Alfred De Grazia;] -- Consists of papers published in the September, , issue of the American behavioral scientist, together with new material. Includes bibliographies.

      Velikovsky's highly revolutionary, catastrophic theories, 2. the Velikovsky Affair, which is the sordid and vicious response to those ideas by mainstream, American science, 3. the impressive amount of evidence, especially from the space probes, which has accumulated in mainstream science since in support of Velikovsky's theories and Brand: Worlds of Their Own is unique in letting unorthodox thinkers speak for themselves. Readers will want to buy the book to learn how such people argued their cases against conventional views. Worlds of Their Own is a timeless book offering humor, substance, and analysis for a mainstream audience/5(2).


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For The Velikovsky affair book book, see The Velikovsky Affair (book) The Velikovsky Affair is the name sometimes given to the controversy surrounding the reaction by scientists and academia to Velikovsky and his works.

The name derives from the book, The Velikovsky Affair, edited by Alfred de Grazia with contributions by Ralph Juergens, Livio C. Stecchini, Alfred de Grazia and Immanuel Velikovsky.

Product details Series: Abacus Books Paperback: pages Publisher: Sphere; Revised edition () Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 5 ounces Customer Reviews: 5/5(4).

The Velikovsky Affair outlines the suppression, by a group of American academics, of Immanuel Velikovsky's work and ideas.

We hear, for example, how Harlow Shapley organized a campaign of intimidation against Velikovsky's publisher Macmillan, and how the latter, faced with economic ruin, capitualted and asked the best-selling author to take his book to another s: 4.

The Velikovsky Affair book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(4). The Velikovsky Affair (book)Books, Books by Alfred de Grazia, Publication.

The Velikovsky Affair (book) The Velikovsky Affair: Scientism vs Science. (, ) is a book edited by Alfred de Grazia with contributions by Ralph Juergens, Livio C. Stecchini, Alfred de Grazia and Immanuel Velikovsky. Description. The Velikovsky Affair book by Alfred de Grazia and Ralph Juergens is a review of the Velikovsky controversy when Immanuel Velikovsky published his revolutionary and controversial book Worlds In Collision.

Alfred de Grazia review of The Velikovsky Affair. Ina book called Worlds in Collision, by Dr Immanuel Velikovsky, gave rise to a controversy in scientific and.

Q-CD vol. The Velikovsky Affair, Introduction 3 INTRODUCTION TO THE SECOND EDITION Alfred de Grazia January We dedicate this book to people who are concerned about the ways in which scientists behave and how science develops.

It deals. This book will deal only with Item 2, the Velikovsky Affair. It means we will not debate whether Velikovsky is correct, or how much the new evidence may support him, or what his followers have produced, for such issues, (however interesting they are in themselves), are irrelevant here.

What we will do is look very closelyFile Size: 5MB. Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky, Essays in the Continuing Velikovsky Affair () By Charles Ginenthal.

About this book Before we begin to look at the details of Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky Essays in the Continuing Velikovsky Affair, its intellectual and historical backgrounds must be clearly are dealing, of course, with the Immanuel Velikovsky.

An archive of Immanuel Velikovsky's unpublished writings. This archive is being maintained by a team of historians to ensure the integrity and preservation of Immanuel Velikovsky’s unpublished writings; it is strictly non-profit and its sole purpose is the advancement of education and scholarship.

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 Collision, published in Earlier, he played a role in the founding of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, and was /5(1).

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InImmanuel Velikovsky published a book entitled, Worlds in Collision. This work, which involved decades of research, subsequently became a best-seller. However, it also inspired unprecedented backlash from the scientific community, which became known as the Velikovsky Affair.

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Ina Russian psychiatrist by the name of Immanuel Velikovsky published a hugely controversial book called Worlds in Collision, in which he posited, based on cross-confirming references taken from texts of a wide range of ancient cultures, that Venus must be a recent addition to our family of fact, Velikovsky argued, based on his sources, that Venus as we know it must only be.

Worlds of Their Own: A Brief History of Misguided Ideas: Creationism, Flat-earthism, Energy Scams, and the Velikovsky Affair Robert J. Schadewald History is written by the winners; including the histories of science and scholarship. Buy Velikovsky Affair (Abacus Books) Revised edition by Grazia, Alfred De (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Subject: Velikovsky Affair. I, too read most of Immanuel Velikovsky’s books in the ’s and ’s. Believed them for a while. From what I gather, Velikovsky only proposed these books as theories and asked for scientists to help corroborate them or to refute them using the science that they knew.

Immanuel Velikovsky is, of all the thinkers mentioned in this section IV, the most “scientific” of the bunch. He was a brilliant man and, until his death inhad the true spirit of science with him. This desire to know Truth carried over from the teachings of, and perhaps due to some of his conflicts with, the Judaism of his family and youth.

Velikovsky's highly revolutionary, catastrophic theories, 2. the Velikovsky Affair, which is the sordid and vicious response to those ideas by mainstream, American science, 3.

the impressive amount of evidence, especially from the space probes, which has accumulated in mainstream science since in support of Velikovsky's theories and. For information on the Velikovsky Affair, I recommend the following books:Charles Ginenthal, ‘Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky’ (Phoenix, Arizona: New Falcon Press, ).

Charles Ginenthal et al., ‘Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky: Essays in the Continuing Velikovsky Affair’ (Forest Hills, NY: Ivy Press Books, ).book. The extraordinary campaign of suppression is fully documented in Alfred de Grazia s book The Velikovsky Affair; the Warfare of Science and Scientism (University Books, ).

Diehard and intolerant scientists were later infuriated when various hypotheses of Velikovsky, originally sneered at .