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The denial of death, Ernest Becker

Label
The denial of death
Title
The denial of death
Statement of responsibility
Ernest Becker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
128/.5
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The denial of death, Ernest Becker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Companion vol.: Escape from evil
  • 1974 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Introduction: human nature and the heroic -- 2. The terror of death -- 3. The recasting of some basic psychoanalytic ideas -- 4. Human character as a vital lie -- 5. The psychoanalyst Kierkegaard -- 6. The problem of Freud's character, Noch Einmal -- 7. The spell cast by persons- the nexus of unfreedom -- 8. Otto Rank and the closure of psychoanalysis on Kierkegaard -- 9. The present outcome of psychoanalysis -- 10. A general view of mental illness -- 11. Psychology and religion: what is the heroic individual?
Control code
658905
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 314 p.
Isbn
9780029021507
Lccn
73001860 //r84
Note
  • c.1 wdn 2/17/89
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Molly Ivins Personal Library Collection. Gift of Andrew Ivins, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-022). 1st pbk. ed., 1975. Markings and notations by Molly Ivins. Paperbound.
Label
The denial of death, Ernest Becker
Publication
Note
  • Companion vol.: Escape from evil
  • 1974 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Introduction: human nature and the heroic -- 2. The terror of death -- 3. The recasting of some basic psychoanalytic ideas -- 4. Human character as a vital lie -- 5. The psychoanalyst Kierkegaard -- 6. The problem of Freud's character, Noch Einmal -- 7. The spell cast by persons- the nexus of unfreedom -- 8. Otto Rank and the closure of psychoanalysis on Kierkegaard -- 9. The present outcome of psychoanalysis -- 10. A general view of mental illness -- 11. Psychology and religion: what is the heroic individual?
Control code
658905
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 314 p.
Isbn
9780029021507
Lccn
73001860 //r84
Note
  • c.1 wdn 2/17/89
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Molly Ivins Personal Library Collection. Gift of Andrew Ivins, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-022). 1st pbk. ed., 1975. Markings and notations by Molly Ivins. Paperbound.

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