Arkeologi och helig geometri

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Archaeology and sacred geometry : 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 field 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.


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  • Archaeology


  • sacred geometry, Pseudoarchaeology
Original languageSwedish
Title of host publicationVetenskap eller villfarelse
EditorsJesper Jerkert, Sven-Ove Hansson
Place of PublicationStockholm
PublisherLeopard förlag, Stockholm
ISBN (Electronic)91-7343-104-4
ISBN (Print)91-7343-085-4, 9789173430852
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Publication categoryResearch

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