The Denial of Death

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Free Press, Mar 1, 1985 - Courage - 314 pages
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Drawing from religion and the human sciences, particularly psychology after Freud, the author attempts to demonstrate that the fear of death is man's central concern.

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I supremely enjoyed this book. Had me thinking all the way through. It definitely has its lulls and peaks, but overall I would recommend this to anyone who's interested. It breaks down the notion that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Niki - Goodreads

Thought provoking at times, but towards the end I really was not left with a good impression. I had to remind myself that this was written in the 70's due to the extremely misguided attitude toward ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction Human Nature and
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THE DEPTH PSYCHOLOGY
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Psychoanalytic Ideas
25
Copyright

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After receiving a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from Syracuse University, Dr. Ernest Becker (1924-1974) taught at the University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco State College, and Simon Fraser University, Canada. He is survived by his wife, Marie, and a foundation that bears his name -- The Ernest Becker Foundation.

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