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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
1997-05-08T00:00:00.000Z
1997-05-08T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1973
Goodreads rating
4.14
ISBN
9780684832401
Recommendations
6
Recommendations
2010-12-27T18:51:39.000Z
RT @TrapperJohn1210 Favorite book of all time?//The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker      source
2021-01-11T04:24:54.000Z
Read this book only if you’re brave...      source
A good one.      source
2020-06-24T14:18:00.000Z
Here’s my list for the best books in philosophy, in no particular order.      source
2012-03-13T09:30:07.000Z
On the List of my favorite books.      source