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Sakral geometri - veje og vildveje til viden

Wienberg, Jes LU (2004) In Ordning mot kaos : studier av nordisk förkristen kosmologi p.23-57
Abstract
Sacred geometry - paths and false paths to knowledge: A large number of examples of so-called sacred geometry are used in a discussion on the qualities of different interpretations of the past. Is it possible and desirable to separate between science and pseudo science, between archaeology and pseudo archaeology? And should archaeologists igonore, understand or criticise pseudo archaeology? My experiences from the study of four traditions within the fie

ld of “sacred topographies” show, that it is rather difficult or even impossible to separate archaeology from pseudo archaeology. In the spirit of Karl R. Popper and his critical rationalism I conclude, that archaeology should welcome all kinds of ideas, which then ought to be... (More)
Sacred geometry - paths and false paths to knowledge: A large number of examples of so-called sacred geometry are used in a discussion on the qualities of different interpretations of the past. Is it possible and desirable to separate between science and pseudo science, between archaeology and pseudo archaeology? And should archaeologists igonore, understand or criticise pseudo archaeology? My experiences from the study of four traditions within the fie

ld of “sacred topographies” show, that it is rather difficult or even impossible to separate archaeology from pseudo archaeology. In the spirit of Karl R. Popper and his critical rationalism I conclude, that archaeology should welcome all kinds of ideas, which then ought to be seriously examined. (Less)
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Pseudoarchaeology, sacred geometry
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Ordning mot kaos : studier av nordisk förkristen kosmologi
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Andrén, A.
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23 - 57
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Nordic Academic Press
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91-89116-63-1
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  author       = {Wienberg, Jes},
  editor       = {Andrén, A.},
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  language     = {eng},
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  title        = {Sakral geometri - veje og vildveje til viden},
  year         = {2004},
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