The Denial of Death
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, he sheds new light on the nature of humanity and issues a call to life and its living that still resonates more than twenty years after its writing.
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Review: The Denial of DeathUser Review - Aaron - Goodreads
Becker is, of course, a psychoanalyst. That means much of what he says can be disregarded in our modern era. It means that his instruction on schizophrenia and depression, both reactions to the fear ... Read full review
Review: The Denial of DeathUser Review - 5pac3m0nkey - Goodreads
The Denial of Death is a fascinating read especially if you are are interested in hidden realities of the mind. What secret drives and unconscious thoughts influence our behavior individually and ... Read full review