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21. Doomsday: The Science of Catastrophe by Fred Warshofsky [Journals] [Kronos]
... : Kronos Vol. V No. 4 (Summer 1980) Home | Issue Contents Doomsday: The Science of Catastrophe by Fred Warshofsky (Reader's Digest Press, 1977; Pocket Books, N. Y., 1979, 260 ... protohistoric catastrophes makes this assessment optimistic, to say the least.) Some remarkably incisive discussions of the application of catastrophist theory to specific biological and geological problems are found in chapters 6, 7, and 8. On pp. ... word with that meaning is required, then some such coinage as "catastrophics" or, less felicitously, "catastrophology" seems indicated. (The phrase "catastrophe theory" has already been preempted for a new branch of topology ...
22. A Catastrophic Reading of Western Cosmology [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (1994) "Proceedings of the 1993 Cambridge Conference" Home | Issue Contents A Catastrophic Reading of Western Cosmology Irving Wolfe Département d'études anglaises, Université de Montréal Introduction In this second of ... necessary to see in what ways he differs from his rivals. Then, if these ways are susceptible to a catastrophist explanation, this will render plausible my contention that vestigial collective fear (and not very old at that), ... what lay behind his market-place victory in the Hellenist centuries. The earliest major Greek concept may have been the one we find in Homer, Hesiod and Aeschylus, in which the Earth is conceived as a sort of flat dish floating ...
23. Catastrophism and Uniformity: A Probe into the Origins of the 1832 Gestalt Shift in Geology [Books]
... From: Recollections of a Fallen Sky, Edited by Earl R. Milton Home | Issue Contents Catastrophism and Uniformity: A Probe into the Origins of the 1832 Gestalt Shift in Geology George Grinnell History Department McMaster University *This ... suppressed the evidence which did not fit in with his doctrines, and once he was voted into power, the catastrophists found it increasingly difficult to publish their research. The Liberal take-over of the Geological Society, and the suppression of ... which sovereignty ascended up from the people through Parliament to its Ministers. Ironically enough the political battle which underlay the catastrophist-uniformitarian debate of 1832 is now long over, but owing to the paradigmization of science, the uniformitarian gestalt is still ...
24. Enheduanna and the Goddess Inanna [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (1994) "Proceedings of the 1993 Cambridge Conference" Home | Issue Contents Enheduanna and the Goddess Inanna Bernard Newgrosh Introduction The latter end of the 3rd millennium BC saw the production of ... world, conditions must have become very different during the course of time. A similar assumption is made by old-fashioned catastrophists such as Ignatius Donnelly [3 ], Hans Bellamy [4 ] and Immanuel Velikovsky [5 ], but ... ). The catastrophist Derek Shelley-Pearce attempts a union of two theses in concluding that resurgences of bicamerality were caused by catastrophe-induced stress. See D. P. Shelley-Pearce: review of J. Jaynes: The Origins of Consciousness etc, ...
25. A Conversation with Barry Fell [Journals] [Horus]
... the time of Lyell, the great British geologist. Our professors told us the whole story of the overthrow of catastrophism by uniformitarianism and of Lyell, the great hero who showed how the strata was slowly formed under the sea and ... the original Spanish and read it directly from the original Spanish. Editor: Do you find a significant number of catastrophist themes in ancient inscriptions and, if you do, how do you account for them? Dr. Fell: ... of one colossal flood in which everybody got killed. So because of that its been hard for me to treat catastrophism's ideas seriously - but, of course, one shouldn't throw away the baby with the bath water and, undoubtedly ...
26. Ice Core Evidence [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... , have based their objections on uniformitarian concepts and have ignored Velikovsky's scenario. In reality, the data supports Velikovsky's catastrophic scenario and contradicts the uniformitarian interpretation completely. In 1977, R. G. A. Dolby sent an article ... accuracy of the dating methods they point to. However, when they assert that tree ring chronology is accurate and catastrophists ask them how they can tell whether narrow tree rings reflect sick or damaged trees, and not climate, they ... silent. When we ask how they can tell whether dead trees, correlated to arrive at their chronology, were living on slopes or flat land, they do not answer. Ice core advocates cannot determine whether or not tree rings ...
... unfamiliar reader will grasp more easily if it is seen as falling into four separate areas: Velikovsky's highly revolutionary, catastrophic theories, the Velikovsky Affair, which is the sordid and vicious response to those ideas by mainstream, American science ... the space probes, which has accumulated in mainstream science since 1950 in support of Velikovsky's theories and predictions, and catastrophist science, or research by Velikovsky's supporters in a number of fields, published in hundreds of scholarly articles, which ... , which is that we shall never be free of the trauma induced by the catastrophes, (which I call catastrophobia), until we face and accept and assimilate the truth of catastrophism. Three: The Larger Picture To complete ...
28. Marx, Engels, and Darwin [Books] [de Grazia books]
... were repeatedly subject to destruction by divine or natural forces in the skies and earth; the time spanned by these catastrophes was short, changes in temporal and spatial dimensions of the universe are brought on by divine, heroic, and ... research is needed to delineate the attitudes of Karl Marx and Frederick (or Friedrich) Engels towards the Uniformitarian and Catastrophist paradigms of the nineteenth century, and to explain why the two men chose to align themselves with the Uniformitarian rather ... of science (such as H. T. Pledge's Science Since 1500, 1959) carry accounts of Uniformitarianism and Catastrophicism, Darwinism, Marxism, the struggle between science and religion and so on to other topics under treatment here. ...
29. Plato And The Catastrophist Tradition [Journals] [Kronos]
... was a barbarian empire, not part of the Minoan-Mykenaean world; no volcanic eruption figures in Plato's account of the catastrophe; and most of Thera was not in fact submerged. An alternative approach would treat Plato's story as political allegory ... From: Kronos Vol. VI No. 2 (Winter 1981) Home | Issue Contents Plato And The Catastrophist Tradition Shane H. Mage Editor's Note: The following paper was first presented at the Princeton Seminar Velikovsky: The ... in the Statesman/Timaeus myth as the proper movement of the starry heaven, whereas our oracle said that the catastrophe-myth signified "a shifting of the bodies which move in the heavens around the earth": the planets in our ...
30. The Origin and Decay of the Earth's Geomagnetic Field [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... From: Catastrophism and Ancient History IX:2 (July 1987) Home | Issue Contents The Origin and Decay of the Earth's Geomagnetic Field Donald Wesley Patten Geographical and Historical Background The Earth has a geomagnetic field of the dipole ... may well remain at the scene of this event, and could, perhaps, be found if sought by some catastrophe-conscious Israeli archaeologist. Everywhere that vitrified sand is discovered on the surface of the Earth (excepting Hiroshima and Nagasaki and ... collapsed. Yet another occasion was in October 2484 B.C ., in the time of Noah- that catastrophe-minded ship's carpenter. Each of these three events was a particularly close flyby. (Saturn happens to be in 2 ...
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