Immanuel Velikovsky

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Russian, Israeli and American author, known for his fringe catastrophist theories, widely considered as pseudoscientific by mainstream scholars

Why Is Immanuel Velikovsky Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Immanuel Velikovsky was a Russian, Israeli, and American scholar. He is the author of several books offering pseudohistorical interpretations of ancient history, including the U.S. bestseller Worlds in Collision published in 1950. Earlier, he had played a role in the founding of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, and was a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. Velikovsky's work is frequently cited as a canonical example of pseudoscience and has been used as an example of the demarcation problem.

Immanuel Velikovsky's Published Works

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What Are Immanuel Velikovsky's Academic Contributions?

Immanuel Velikovsky is most known for their academic work in the field of sociology. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of psychology and literature.

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