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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Mankind In Amnesia
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. Near fine with light soiling and fading on the spine only.
What margins will be admitted? No trivia or quizzes yet. A journey through history, religion, mythology and art shows the overall range of the collective trauma and gives us – the patients – a message of extraordinary urgency and importance for the future.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The Best Books of Russell Books Ltd Condition: To begin with, Velikovsky must be commended for the amount of research he has done. Some entertaining conjecture mixed with historical evidence stretches credibility in places. He quotes from the Old and New Testament and from the writings of Plato with equal ease; he delves into ancient Egyptian mythology as comfortably as ancient Greek mythology. Brian Carnell rated it did not like it May 04, Near Fine condition in Very Good, unclipped dust jacket front and rear flaps a bit embrowned at edges.
Heavy wear to cover. New York, New York, U. 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.
Boards clean with minimal bumping. Velikovsky starts off with a few pertinent ideas.
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Mankind in Amnesia, book cover. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Mankind in Amnesia Velikovsky, Immanuel: 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.
There are no discussion topics on this mnkind yet. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Errata sheet laid in. Paris Allier rated it really liked it Jan 30, As much as I liked Velikovsky’s other stuff, this was dry, dull and boring; chock full of human supremacy and psychobabble and scientific gabbling.
Mankind in Amnesia
Doubleday,1st Edition, First Printing, But they cannot stand if there is not enough proof to support them. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? As a result, the knowledge of the happenings could only be passed down orally and thus took the form of legends over the centuries. Thus, we are presented with a completely new and promising approach to psychology and psychotherapy which, if properly implemented also in upbringing and education, could push humanity to a new level.
For this reason, we have virtually zero returns. 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.
M and M Books Published: Return to Book Page. Definitely not what I expected and not recommended. Indeed, society and the individual is being subordinated to and aligned with certain abstract “scientific” principles.
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Christopher Daniel rated it liked it Jun 07, Jeffrey Keenan rated it really liked it Feb 23, I do not know. Vincent Anderson rated it it was amazing May 03, Book Club Associates, pp.
But amnezia are human too and mostly, owing to these precepts, with a strong inclination to objectivity and things that are objectifiable.
He quotes Darkness by Lord Byron and says it is the spontaneous outpour of the repressed memories present in every human, Lord Byron in this case.
This frequently results in shortcomings regarding their consciousness for the subjective aspects of life, particularly relating to their own thinking and feeling.