TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NEO-CATASTROPHISM»
The term «neo-catastrophism» is barely ever used and occupies the 205.900
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NEO-CATASTROPHISM»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to neo-catastrophism
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Apocalypse: Earthquakes, Archaeology, and the Wrath of God
Neo-catastrophism. A term used to describe the resurgent interest in natural
disasters to explain prehistoric events. Phenomena as disparate as severe
drought, climate variations, volcanic eruptions, meteorite strikes, and
earthquakes are ...
Understanding the Environment: Bridging the Disciplinary Divides
Neo- catastrophism has grown in popularity as evidence has accumulated. 4.
Magnitude and frequency analysis A key analysis by Wolman and Miller (1960)
has largely resolved the disagreement between substantive uniformitarianism
R. Quentin Grafton, Libby Robin, R. Wasson, 2005
Global Environments Through the Quaternary: Exploring ...
By taking into account and correcting for differential transport and preservation,
taphonomic studies improve the reconstruction of past plant and animal
communities from fossil evidence. uniformitarianism and neo-catastrophism
David Anderson, Andrew Goudie, Adrian Parker, 2013
Environmental Change and Human Development: Controlling Nature?
Neo-catastrophism is often associated with Otto Schindewolf (1896–1971), who
published a seminal paper on the subject in 1963; he used the term in relation to
mass extinction events and global-scale causation. In the. Introduction 15.
The Earth Inside and Out: Some Major Contributions to ...
It runs counter to what geologists have long been taught: uniformitari- anism and
the virtue of the methodological principle that 'the present is the key to the past'.
So 'neo-catastrophism' has perhaps had an even more complex history than that
David Roger Oldroyd, 2002
Encyclopedia of Environmental Change: Three Volume Set
... role of cataclysmic EVENTS within the EARTH SCIENCES (see NEO-
CATASTROPHISM). Since the 1950s, there has also been a popular espousal (
particularly within the USA) of a form of flood catastrophism by Young Earth
The Lost Land of Lemuria: Fabulous Geographies, Catastrophic ...
Modern catastrophism and uniformitar- ianism were not the pitched, polar
opposites they were made out to be by their respective advocates, and neo-
catastrophism is Wnding scattered support in the metropolitan scientiWc
community as an ...
The Modern Creation Trilogy: Scripture and Creation, Science ...
Lyell's uniformitarianism is rapidly being displaced by neo-catastrophism, and
Darwin's gradual evolutionism is being rejected in favor oflong ages of“stasis,”
followed by extinctions and evolutionary bursts. Although these younger
Henry M. Morris, John David Morris, 1996
A Dictionary of Psychology
(Of or relating to) one who advocates or practises 'neobehaviourism. neo-
catastrophism See CATASTROPHISM (1). neocerebellum n. The most recently
evolved functional part of the 'cerebellum, comprising the lateral areas of the
Science in the 20th Century and Beyond
The period is marked by short-term turmoil, a feeling of profound movement, a
sense of failure, and a few modest successes.109 Neo-catastrophism The
souring mood of the 1960s was matched by a curious vogue for scientific theories
3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NEO-CATASTROPHISM»
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Facing the crisis: from global change to insurgency
As a guest- french scientist in the field of natural science, and former military- I am here to answer his 'On strategic neo-catastrophism' which ... «Kings of War, Mar 14»
On Strategic Neo-Catastrophism
Welcome back KOW readers. It feels good to be back to blogging. For my part, I find it a bit like exercise–it feels great and it's good for you but ... «Kings of War, Feb 14»
Specters of Malthus: Scarcity, Poverty, Apocalypse
Let's call it neo-catastrophism. Part of the explanation is no doubt due to the rising political power of apocalyptic Christians and evangelicals in ... «CounterPunch, Sep 07»