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The Denial of Death

Addresses the issue of mortality discussing how humans universally share a fear of death and examines the theories of leading thinkers on this subject including Freud, Rank, and Kierkegaard.

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  • "Dynamik des Todes"
  • "denial of death"@ja
  • "Denial of Death"

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  • "Addresses the issue of mortality discussing how humans universally share a fear of death and examines the theories of leading thinkers on this subject including Freud, Rank, and Kierkegaard."@en
  • "Becker believed that individual character is formed by the denial of their own mortality, this denial is essential to functioning in the world but it prevents genuine self-knowledge (and is the source for evil). Man transcends the dilemma of mortality through heroism or an 'immortality project', by creating something that will last forever, which gives life meaning and significance. Mental illness can be understood as failings of the self's hero system and conflicts in different society's 'immortality projects' leads to war, racism, nationalism. In an age of reason traditional hero sy."@en
  • "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."@en

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  • "Death"
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  • "The Denial of Death"@en
  • "拒斥死亡"
  • "The denial of death : paperback ed"
  • "Dynamik des Todes"
  • "The Denial of death"@en
  • "The Denial of death"
  • "Shi no kyozetsu"
  • "Shi no kyozetsu"@ja
  • "Die Überwindung der Todesfurcht : Dynamik d. Todes"
  • "Dynamik des Todes : die Ueberwindung des Todesfurcht - Ursprung der Kultur"
  • "Dynamik des Todes : die Überwindung der Todesfurcht-Ursprung der Kultur"
  • "死の拒絶"
  • "Dödens problem"
  • "Dödens problem"@sv
  • "Ju chi si wang"
  • "Dynamik des Todes : die Überwindung der Todesfurcht-Ursprung der Kultur ; übersetzt von Eva Bornemann"
  • "Dynamik des Todes : die Überwindung der Todesfurcht - Ursprung der Kultur"
  • "Dynamik des Todes : die Ueberwindung der Todesfurcht"
  • "Denial of death"@en
  • "Ju Che Si Wang"
  • "Dynamik des Todes : Die Überwindung der Todesfurcht"
  • "Die Überwindung der Todesfurcht : Dynamik des Todes"
  • "Dynamik des Todes : die Überwindung der Todesfurcht"
  • "The denial of death"@en
  • "The denial of death"

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