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101. Discussion [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon III:2 (May 1993) Home | Issue Contents Discussion:Invisible Catastrophes Speaker: Anthony Larson Such has been written in interdisciplinary forums about glaring flaws in Velikovsky's approach to past planetary catastrophes. Discussions of his "hidden agenda" and "biblical fundamentalism" have been painful in that they impugn his motives, implying ... find credibility in the space age. But this rush to pummel the work of its founder may be counterproductive, to say the least. Accusations from all quarters within the Catastrophist movement have left the impression among many that Dr. Velikovsky's entire thesis is flawed! Criticism must be better thought out. For example, Velikovksy's improper use of mythical ...
102. On Fermor's article on ante-diluvian climate [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... From: Catastrophism and Ancient History II:2 (Jun 1980) Home | Issue Contents Interaction On Fermor's article on ante-diluvian climate John P. Pseudonym There are a number of things I'd like to say in reply to the Fermor article on ante-diluvian climate (C &AH, August 1978): Fermor's approach is not that of the ... , yet he accepts the idea of a Universal Deluge. He advocates the idea that a warm climate is evidenced by "fossil evidence that in preglacial times there were warmer conditions in high altitudes [sic] and wetter conditions in present-day deserts." (I'm sure latitudes was meant, not altitudes.) This argument, explaining the presence ...
103. Actualism in Geology and in Geography [Journals] [Catastrophist Geology]
... W. J. Jong See notes 1 and 2. The great geological controversies of the first half of the 19th century are usually described as ending in the rejection of catastrophism and diluvialism and the victory of uniformitarianism, or actualism as it is called on the Continent. The names of HUTTON and PLAYFAIR in Britain, Of VON HOFF in ... From: Catastrophist Geology Year 1 No. 1 (June 1976) Home | Issue Contents Actualism in Geology and in Geography W. J. Jong See notes 1 and 2. The great geological controversies of the first half of the 19th century are usually described as ending in the rejection of catastrophism and diluvialism and the victory of uniformitarianism ...
104. The Third World of Science [Books] [de Grazia books]
... It was clear to both men that V. s reconstructed chronology was not be at issue. Their aim was to confirm the ubiquity and internal cohesion of Schaeffer's set of catastrophes. Deg was made aware of Schaeffer's doubts of V. s chronology, especially that coming after the 18th Dynasty of Egypt, doubts that were even stronger with Madame ... world. V. s correspondence with his readers was voluminous. Immanuel and Elisheva were socially active for several years, but no scholar who could be said to be of catastrophist persuasion was a frequent correspondent or friend. In July 1956, Claude Schaeffer, author of the monumental comparative study of archaeological levels of destruction wrote Velikovsky his appreciation of ...
105. Perilous Planet Earth: Catastrophes and Catastrophism Through the Ages by Trevor Palmer. [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: C&C Review 2004:3 (Incorporating C&C Workshop 2004:4 ) Home | Issue Home Perilous Planet Earth: Catastrophes and Catastrophism Through the Ages by Trevor Palmer Cambridge University Press. 2003. Reviewed by Laurence Dixon This book looks at the way in which prevailing views of modes of global changes have changed ... was required to explain the differences between species. The debate was fierce and is captured by Palmer in chapters 9-11. Whilst the mainstream was concentrating on this debate the Heretical Catastrophists', the title of chapter 12, were making more radical suggestions, including crustal displacements and projectiles from space. Palmer reviews the work of Hapgood, Kugler and ...
106. The Nature and Scale of an Exodus Catastrophe Reassessed [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (1994) "Proceedings of the 1993 Cambridge Conference" Home | Issue Contents The Nature and Scale of an Exodus Catastrophe Reassessed John J. Bimson Trinity College, Bristol Introduction "In the middle of the second millennium before the present era .. . the earth underwent one of the greatest catastrophes ... to summarise and assess the many proposals put forward. In the present context I will limit myself to two questions: do the phenomena referred to in this passage demand a catastrophist interpretation; and if so, can we deduce anything about the nature and cause of that catastrophe from the passage? But first we need to notice a problem which ...
107. Catastrophic Theory of Mountain Uplifts (A Crustal Deformation Theory) [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... From: Catastrophism and Ancient History XIII:1 (Jan 1991) Home | Issue Contents Catastrophic Theory of Mountain Uplifts (A Crustal Deformation Theory)Donald W. Patten and Samuel R. Windsor Introduction Astronomers, geographers, geologists and others search for a theory that addresses the causation of mountains. Mountain ranges, mountain systems, mountain ... of that outside flyby. We reject the idea of uniformity in astronomy as well as in geology. The great pioneers of geology like Cuvier, Werner, Agassiz, were catastrophists. They were on the right track. The gradualists (uniformitarians) are in error. However, the gradualists have come, via Hutton and Lyell, to prevail ...
108. 'Worlds in Collision' After Heinsohn [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review 1997:2 (Apr 1998) Home | Issue Contents Worlds in Collision After Heinsohn by William Mullen Summary What would happen to Velikovsky's Worlds in Collision' series of cosmic catastrophes if Gunnar Heinsohn's re-dating of ancient history turned out to be correct? An investigation of this concludes that it would affect the ... -687: Nahum, Habakkuk, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi . Uniformitarians since Maimonides explain this all as metaphor and exaggeration but catastrophists are free to ask whether later' prophets lack the catastrophic experience of earlier ones they are merely imitating, or perhaps all the prophets lack the catastrophic experience of the ...
109. Society News [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review 1997:1 (Oct 1997) Home | Issue Contents Society News The 1997 AGM This was held on 19th April at the University of London Union. The forthcoming Cambridge Conference was discussed and bookings received so far, together with details of the speakers engaged, indicated that this event was on schedule ... the Society was clear in its determination to remain a forum for discussion of all aspects of catastrophism and chronology, including issues arising from the writings of Velikovsky and other later catastrophists. The question of balance is an ongoing challenge which we hope always to meet in an open-minded fashion. Getting out our publications was also another challenge which we met ...
110. Megalithic Astronomy and Catastrophism [Journals] [Pensee]
... From: Pensée Vol. 4 No 5: (Winter 1974-75) "Immanuel Velikovsky Reconsidered X" Home | Issue Contents Megalithic Astronomy and Catastrophism Euan W. MacKie Dr. MacKie is assistant keeper, Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, Scotland. This paper was presented at the McMaster University symposium, "Velikovsky and the Recent History ... --it is clear that they do provide a crucial test for the view that the present world system was only established in 687 B.C . It is important that everyone- catastrophists, uniformitarians, and "don't knows" alike- understands the purpose of this article. It is to review the evidence as impartially as possible, and to try to ...
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