PACHSmörgåsbord: Michael Gordin

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Velikovsky’s “Worlds in Collision”

Coincidentally, I received a copy of Immanuel Velikovsky’s Worlds in Collision today. The previous owner read it carefully and underlined numerous passages.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 09/25 at 12:50 PM

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Pseudoscience and Orthodoxy

Steven Shapin excellent review should prompt you to rush out and purchase Michael Gordin’s latest book, The Pseudoscience Wars

Posted by Darin Hayton on 10/31 at 03:27 PM

Sunday, November 11, 2012

More Velikovsky Paraphernalia

Here is some more Velikovsky material I found in a box I recently opened.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 11/11 at 10:47 PM

Monday, December 17, 2012

Revisiting Noah’s Ark?

Recent attempts to reconstruct Noah’s ark join a long line of such efforts. One of the more thoughtful came from pen of the 17th-century Jesuit polymath and all-around quirky thinker, Athanasius Kircher.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 12/17 at 11:29 AM

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