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Aeon Issues Volume 2

 This is a table of contents of the issues in Aeon Volume 2, a publication with articles that were influenced by the multiple discipline approach to cosmology and archeology that was begun by Immanuel Velikovsky. The dates of publication can be found at the list of Aeon issues, as well as the Aeon publisher’s mission statement.

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 Issue

 Page

 Title

 Author(s)

 Description

Category

 2:1

 5

 Evidence of an Inversion Event

 Terrence Field

 Planet-wide changes at the end of the Pleistocene Epoch

evolution

 2:1

 23

 Astroblemes and Gastroblemes

 C. Warren Hunt

 Seeks to determine whether features are impacts or explosions

evolution, solar system

 2:1

 37

 Servant of the Sun God

 David Talbott

 Summary of Mars archetype in world mythology

Mars myths

 2:1

 53

 On Comets and Kings

 Ev Cochrane

 The great comet Venus as the soul of the dying god

Venus myths

 2:1

 76

 Early Glassmaking and Chronological Puzzles

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 A new chronology of ancient civilizations and glassmaking technology

historical reconstruction

 2:1

 103

 Heinsohn and the Hyksos

 Clark Whelton

 Response to Martin Sieff and his response to Heinsohn's chronology

historical reconstruction

 2:1

 108

 No Grounds for Deserting Velikovsky

 Alice Miller

 Response to Whelton in 1:6

Velikovsky

 2:1

 110

 A Reply to Alice Miller

 Clark Whelton

 Response to Miller

Velikovsky

 2:1

 111

 Stratigraphy as History

 Charles Ginenthal

 Response to Cardona and Heinsohn's chronology

historical reconstruction

 2:1

 113

 Strickling's Signature Achieves Nothing

 C. Warren Hunt

 Response to Strickling in 1:2

historical reconstruction

 2:1

 115

 Bringing Forth a Mouse

 James Strickling

 Response to Hunt

historical reconstruction

 2:1

 117

 Still Missing the Point on Ice Cores

 C. Leroy Ellenberger

 Response to Hall in 1:6

solar system

 2:1

 119

 Ice Cores Not That Simple

 Fred Hall

 Response to Ellenberger

solar system

 2:1

 121

 Hamlet's Polar Mill

 Dwardu Cardona

 Response to Ellenberger in 1:6

solar system

 2:1

 124

 Common Formative Process

 Michael Baran

 Response to Patten,Windsor in 1:4

solar system

 2:1

 125

 Antarctic Anomalies

 Ian C. Johnson

 fossils found dating to Pliocene - 2MYBP

evolution

 2:1

 127

 A Footnote on Venus and Earth Atmospheres

 Charles Ginenthal

 Continuation of his article in 1:6

solar system

 2:1

 128

 World Mountain Not of Our Earth

 Fred Hall

 Response to Hunt in 1:6

solar system

 2:1

 129

 Gravitational Anomalies Not Explained by Conventional Wisdom

 Charles Ginenthal

 Continuation of his articles in 1:1, 1:2

solar system

 2:1

 130

 Huwawa Explained as a Volcano

 Norman Schwartz

 Response to Cochrane in 1:4

Mars myths

 2:1

 131

 No Evidence for Dramatic Earth Changes

 C. Leroy Ellenberger

 Response to Talbott in 1:6

solar system

 2:1

 132

 Polar Anomalies Well Worth Considering

 David Talbott

 Response to Ellenberger

solar system

 2:1

 135

 Anomalies Not Easily Dismissed

 Fred Hall

 Response to Ellenberger also

solar system

 2:1

 136

 The Biblical Esther

 Norman Schwartz

 associated with Ishtar and Venus

Bible, Venus myths

 2:2

 5

 Viva Lamarck

 Ev Cochrane

 Historical overview of Lamarck's theory of evolution including evidence favoring the inheritance of acquired characteristics

evolution

 2:2

 40

 A Chronological Note on the Kassites

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 Reinterpretation of dating of Amarna

historical reconstruction

 2:2

 50

 On the Orientation of Ancient Temples and other Anomalies

 Raphael Kazmann.

 The enigma of vitrification at several ancient temples

general history

 2:2

 57

 Saxl's Pendulum

 Leroy Ellenberger

 Counters Ginenthal's theory

historical reconstruction

 2:2

 67

 Pendulums and Sunspots

 Charles Ginenthal

 Reponse to Ellenberger, includes certain observed anomalies

solar system

 2:2

 82

 The 108-Year Cyclicism of Ancient Catastrophes

 Don Patten

 Theory having Mars as the sole agent in ancient interplanetary catastrophes

Mars myths, solar system

 2:2

 108

 The Reconstruction of Cosmic History

 Dwardu Cardona

 Critical look at several competing cosmic scenarios

solar system

 2:3

 5

 The Birth of Athena

 Ev Cochrane

 investigation of the cult of the warrior-goddess in comparative myth. Includes analysis of the traditions associated with Inanna, Ishtar, Kali, Anat, and others

Venus myths

 2:3

 29

 Velikovsky's Martian Catastrophes

 Dwardu Cardona

 critique of Velikovsky's placement of the Mars-events in Worlds in Collision

Mars myths

 2:3

 45

 Pleiongaea: A Myth for all Seasons

 Fred Jueneman

 bold, new speculations concerning Earth's history with suggestion of much more massive atmosphere

evolution

 2:3

 56

 Chronology of Lyres

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 investigation of Mitanni in Northern Mesopotamia

historical reconstruction

 2:3

 61

 Greek History Begins in the Sixth Century BCE

 Benny Peiser

 the Dark Ages of Greece

Greece, historical reconstruction

 2:3

 83

 Clashing Magnetic Fields

 Don Patten

 a theory on the origin of Earth's geomagnetic field

solar system

 2:4

 5

 The Afar Triangle as the Nether Reaches of Eden and Babel

 Lynn Rose

 the possibility that the Afar triangle may have been the site of the mythical world mountain

Ethiopia, solar system

 2:4

 29

 The Mythical History of the Comet Venus

 David Talbott

 the history of Venus includes the eye, heart and soul of the ancient sun god

Venus myths

 2:4

 49

 Indra: A Case Study in Comparative Mythology

 Ev Cochrane

 the traditions surrounding the Vedic war-god. Evidence is presented that Indra's cult is best interpreted as reflecting ancient conceptions associated with the planet Mars.

Mars myths, India

 2:4

 77

 The Methodology of Patten's Martian Scenario

 Dwardu Cardona

 Critique of Patten's model

solar system

 2:4

 102

 Old Babylonian and Persian Terra-Cotta Reliefs

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 argues for a compression of ancient chronologies

historical reconstruction

 2:4

 107

 Electro-gravitic Theory and Neptune's Electromagnetic Field

 Charles Ginenthal

 5 points that suggest a tiny electromagnetic field

solar system

 2:4

 110

 Huwawa

 Dwardu Cardona

 Response to Schwartz in 2:1

Mars myths

 2:4

 112

 Extinctions, Inversions, and the Deluge

 Samuel Windsor

 Response to Field in 2:1

evolution

 2:4

 113

 The Sauropod Dilemma

 Ted Holden

 relationship of animal weight and lifting ability

evolution

 2:4

 118

 A Torrential Flood Deposit Dated 26000 YBP

 C. Warren Hunt

 Event at Calgary

evolution

 2:4

 119

 Fundamentalist Religion and Catastrophism

 Anthony Larson

 study of catastrophism is also a study of the origins of religion

general religion

 2:4

 120

 The Hyksos Still Aren't the Assyrians

 Martin Sieff

 Response to Heinsohn in 1:6

historical reconstruction

 2:4

 123

 Reply to Whelton

 Martin Sieff

 Response to Whelton in 1:6

historical reconstruction

 2:4

 126

 Candor At Last!

 George Robert Talbott

 response to a 'gong show' comment

general science

 2:5

 5

 Intimations of an Alien Sky

 Dwardu Cardona

 evidence that the ancient skies differed radically from the present, especially Saturn

Saturn myths

 2:5

 35

 Timna and Egyptian Dates

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 Timna and its decisive importance for understanding Egyptian chronology

historical reconstruction

 2:5

 45

 Some Comments on Heinsohn's Revised Chronology

 William Stiebing.

 detailed criticism of Heinsohn's historical reconstruction

historical reconstruction

 2:5

 55

 The Death of Heracles

 Ev Cochrane

 Sophocles' Trachiniae and clues to the mythological history of Mars

Mars myths

 2:5

 73

 Redshift

 Fred Jueneman

 the story of the astronomer Halton Arp

solar system

 2:5

 83

 The Impossible Tippe Top Earth

 C. Leroy Ellenberger

 Response to Field in 2:1

evolution

 2:5

 86

 Reply to Ellenberger

 David Salkeld

 Response to Ellenberger

evolution

 2:5

 89

 Rejoiner to Salkeld

 C. Leroy Ellenberger

 Response to Salkeld

evolution

 2:5

 90

 On Denial Systems: Or Scientists in Chaos

 James McCanney

 science community and its denial system

cult of scientists

 2:5

 99

 Contra Cardona

 Samuel Windsor

 polar configuration; response to Cardona in 2:2

solar system

 2:5

 100

 Fundamentalism and Anthony Larson

 Derek Shelley-Pearce

 Response to Larson in 2:4

general religion

 2:5

 102

 Fundamentalism: A Personal Statement

 Dwardu Cardona

 Response to Larson in 2:4 and add-on to Pearce

general religion

 2:5

 104

 Reductio ad Saturnum?

 Derek Shelley-Pearce

 Saturn scenario

solar system

 2:5

 110

 The Case Against Mars

 Dwardu Cardona

 Response to Pearce

solar system

 2:5

 120

 Three Cheers for CSIS

 Ev Cochrane

 annual meeting for Canadian Society for Interdisciplinary Studies

 2:6

 5

 The Jewish Science of Immanuel Velikovsky

 Duane Vorhees

 excerpts from the definitive biography of the author of Worlds in Collision

Velikovsky

 2:6

 28

 Cosmic Heretics

 Alfred de Grazia

 author's long association with Velikovsky

Velikovsky

 2:6

 57

 Cosmic Catastrophism

 William Stiebing

 detailed criticism of Worlds in Collision and Ages in Chaos

Velikovsky

 2:6

 75

 The Velikovsky Affair

 Henry Bauer

 the reception of Worlds in Collision and its significance for modern science

cult of scientists

 2:6

 85

 A Personal Reminiscence

 Lloyd Motz

 author's relationship with Velikovsky

Velikovsky

 2:6

 93

 The Countdown to a new Celestial Hazard

 Victor Clube

 author's theory of cometary catastrophism

solar system

 2:6

 100

 Velikovsky and Catastrophism...

 Irving Wolfe

 the historical factors that may have influenced Velikovsky

Velikovsky

 2:6

 111

 Beyond Bauer

 Ev Cochrane

 a review and critique of Henry Bauer's Beyond Velikovsky

cult of scientists



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