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The Denial of Death

Ernest Becker

Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1974 and the culmination of a life's work, The Denial of Death is Ernest Becker's brilliant and impassioned answer to the "why" of human existence. In bold contrast to the predominant Freudian school of thought, Becker tackles the problem of the vital lie -- man's refusal to acknowledge his own mortality. In doing so...
Publish Date
1997
May 8
First Published in 1973
Goodreads rating
4.14
ISBN
9780684832401
Recommendations
5
Recommendations
Dec 27, 2010
RT @TrapperJohn1210 Favorite book of all time?//The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker      source
Jan 11, 2021
Read this book only if you’re brave...      source
A good one.      source
Mar 13, 2012
On the List of my favorite books.      source