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. Book contents Reviews Beyond Velikovsky has been reviewed in the following publications: Notes Other reviews. The Age of Velikovsky. The Velikovsky Affair (book) 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 The Historical Evidence Velikovsky's theory Conclusion.
And his Critics. Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky. Aba – The Glory and the Torment. Immanuel Velikovsky - The Truth Behind the Torment.