S Sources. Velikovsky's Sources (Part I) cover Velikovsky's Sources (6 volumes, 1981) is a 6-volume set of book written and published by Bob Forrest between 1981-1985, who states his aims as follows: "One of the aims of this book is to show that much of the 'evidence' for the scenario of "Worlds in Collision" is the product of a similar process of selection and rejection, and to demonstrate that a different picture emerges when Velikovsky's evidence is read not in the forms in which it is presented in "Worlds in Collision", but in its original contexts.
Since many of Velikovsky's sources are not readily available to the general reader, it seemed a good idea to gather together enough of these 'original contexts' to show just what the problems are. [..] "After delving into V's biblical sources and finding them wanting. Forrest concludes: "Nigel Calder in his book "The Comet is Coming" (1980) calls V's scenario "the silliest comet theory of them all. " Beyond Velikovsky. Beyond Velikovsky, book cover Beyond Velikovsky: The History of a Public Controversy (1984) is a book by Henry Bauer: "My ambition in this book is not to settle the Velikovsky controversy but to provide food for thought and a basis for understanding this and similar arguments. [..]
"In Part I, I attempt to tell, without bias and in chronological sequence, the story of the controversy. Part II details my personal analysis of the affair and touches on wider issues that are relevant--how to distinguish cranks from scientists, for example. I attempt to make the difficult point that one can reach personal conviction without losing sight of the fact that personal convictions are not necessarily true. "I began this work simply because I found the Velikovsky affair a fascinating controversy about which I wanted to become clear. The Age of Velikovsky.
The Velikovsky Affair (book) This article is about the book.
For the controversy, see The Velikovsky Affair The Velikovsky Affair book cover. The Velikovsky Affair: Scientism vs Science! (1966, 1978) is a book edited by Alfred de Grazia with contributions by Ralph Juergens, Livio C. Stecchini, Alfred de Grazia and Immanuel Velikovsky. "In 1950, a book called Worlds in Collision, by Dr Immanuel Velikovsky, gave rise to a controversy in scientific and intellectual circles about scientific theories and the sociology of science.
"What must be called the scientific establishment rose in arms, not only against the new Velikovsky theories, but against the man himself. . ↑ Alfred de Grazia, (Editor) The Velikovsky Affair, 1st ed. 1966, 2nd ed. 1978, with contributions by Ralph Juergens, Livio C. Reconsidered. Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky. Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky (1995) Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky is a book (1995) by Charles Ginenthal, who gives his views on Carl Sagan's criticisms of Velikovsky's work.
Ginenthal states: "Dr. Carl Sagan, a professor of astronomy from Cornell University, a well known public personality and writer of popular books of science, in 1974 at a symposium of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) delivered a paper, "An Analysis of Worlds in Collision". This paper was later edited and presented in a book, Scientists Confront Velikovsky, published by Cornell University Press. "Having read Velikovsky, I also read Sagan's paper; I thereafter discovered that a group of scientists and scholars had written critiques of Sagan's analysis.
"[..] the realization struck that Carl Sagan's criticisms had been uncritically read by a wide audience. Contents Book Table of Contents Preface Part I Introduction An Improbable Tale. And his Critics. Velikovsky and his Critics (1978) cover Velikovsky and his Critics (1978) is a booklet by Shane Mage: "This little book is a study of a scientific controversy.
The particular science central to this controversy is history, for it is a debate about the past of our planet and that solar system of which it is a part, about events observed and recorded by human societies. But, even more than the most complex historical topics, the issues raised by Velikovsky have crucial significance for the widest range of particular sciences, and it is appropriate that they have become the matter of broad interdisciplinary discussion. Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky. Stephen J.
Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky (1996) Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky (1996) is a book edited by Charles Ginenthal, with several essays commenting on some of the people who have criticised Velikovsky. It includes contributions by Irving Wolfe, Lynn E. Rose, Dwardu Cardona, David Talbott and Ev Cochrane. Aba – The Glory and the Torment. Aba – The Glory and the Torment, cover Aba – The Glory and the Torment – The Life of Dr.
Immanuel Velikovsky (1995)(2nd Ed. 2010) is a biography by Immanuel Velikovsky's daughter, Ruth Velikovsky Sharon. It was originally produced in a very limited edition, and included an 88 minute unedited tape of a lecture by Dr Velikovsky reminiscing about his relationships with some of the major figures in the psychoanalytic movement. A second edition appeared in 2010. Immanuel Velikovsky - The Truth Behind the Torment. Immanuel Velikovsky - The Truth Behind the Torment, 2003 cover Immanuel Velikovsky - The Truth Behind the Torment (2003)(2nd Ed. 2010) is a biography by Velikovsky's daughter, Ruth Velikovsky Sharon. Book contents Contents to the Second Edition Dedication, p.5 "He is a dangerous crank", p.11 Velikovsky's predictions in 1950, p.111 High level Velikovsky, p.123 Index, p.185 Around the subject, p.189 References ↑ Ruth Velikovsky Sharon, Immanuel Velikovsky: The Truth Behind the Torment, Publisher Xlibris Corporation (November 6, 2003), ISBN 978-1-4134-1114-0 (Trade Paperback), ISBN 1-4134-1114-2 (Trade Paperback), ISBN 978-1-4134-1115-7 (Hardback), ISBN 1-4134-1115-0 (Hardback). 188 pages.↑ Ruth Velikovsky Sharon, C.