Quota pars operis tanti nobis committitur
Vol. II, No. 4
Copyright © 1994
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Quota pars operis tanti
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Immanuel Velikovsky asked Quota pars operis tanti nobis committitur--Which part of this work is committed to us? He presented this question to us regarding the possibility of global catastrophism in human history. Several other scholars have also investigated this concept, presenting other mechanisms as the basis for these cataclysms. It is the purpose of The Velikovskian to give full reign to those involved in this research so that their concepts may be explored and examined in these pages. The Velikovskian is committed to no unique viewpoint, but to an open discussion of the evidence. If there were global cataclysms, then the cause, nature and impact of these upheavals is an important issue in science, history and humanity and is deserving of our attention.
You are invited to present your research or offer criticism of what is presented in these pages. It is only through the democratic process of free and open discussion and debate that the evidence raised may lead to new and deeper insights.
At the present time, The Velikovskian is not a fully refereed journal. To those specialists who are interested in acting as advisors, we extend our hand. We hope this journal will grow and mature to meet the finest standards of academic research.
Charles Ginenthal taught the physically handicapped in New York City, is the author of Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky, a critique, has contributed articles to AEON and is preparing a book, with several other authors, The Continuing Velikovsky Affair: The Second Generation, to be published next year as a special issue of The Velikovskian.
Lynn E. Rose (Ph. D., University of Pennsylvania) Dr. Rose is Professor of Philosophy at SUNY-Buffalo and has authored a book on Aristotle, as well as various articles in several scholarly journals. He has been an associate editor of, and contributor to, the journal Pensée, as well as an editorial consultant for the Journal of the History of Philosophy. He is a major contributor to the book Velikovsky Reconsidered and has been both senior editor of and contributor to KRONOS. His book on the Sothic calendar will be published shortly.
Charles Raspil works for the New York City government and has written articles which appeared in Horus, the Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Paranormal Research and the Proceedings of the International Forum on New Science.
The Flood Page
A Lowered Chronology for the Twelfth Dynasty|
Lynn E. Rose
Ice Core Evidence|
Spatters and Planetary Iconography|
Response to Raspil|
|The Velikovsky Conference||Page 45b|