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"The Denial of Death"

♥ Book Title : The Denial of Death
♣ Name Author : Ernest Becker
∞ Launching : 2007-11-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781416590347
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 141659034X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 336 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "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."Article| Ernest Becker| Statement ..."

"The Denial of Death"

♥ Book Title : The Denial of Death
♣ Name Author : Ernest Becker
∞ Launching : 2011
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0285638971
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780285638976
⊕ Number Pages : Total 314 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Becker presents a daring, convincing challenge to the classic Freudian school. In this inspiring and revolutionary answer to the 'why' of human existence, he sees the denial of death as man's driving force to distinguish himself beyond the grave."Article| Ernest Becker| Statement ..."

"Escape from Evil"

♥ Book Title : Escape from Evil
♣ Name Author : Ernest Becker
∞ Launching : 1985-03-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : STANFORD:36105000008818
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⊕ Number Pages : Total 188 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "An exploration of the natural history of evil."Article| Ernest Becker| Statement ..."

"Birth and Death of Meaning"

♥ Book Title : Birth and Death of Meaning
♣ Name Author : Ernest Becker
∞ Launching : 2010-05-11
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781439118429
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1439118426
⊕ Number Pages : Total 228 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Uses the disciplines of psychology, anthropology, sociology and psychiatry to explain what makes people act the way they do."Article| Ernest Becker| Statement ..."

"The Ernest Becker Reader"

♥ Book Title : The Ernest Becker Reader
♣ Name Author : Daniel Liechty
∞ Launching : 2017-10-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780295801841
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0295801840
⊕ Number Pages : Total 248 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Ernest Becker (1924-1974) was an astute observer of society and human behavior during America�s turbulent 1960s and 1970s. Trained in social anthropology and driven by a transcending curiosity about human motivations, Becker doggedly pursued his basic research question, "What makes people act the way they do?" Dissatisfied with what he saw as narrowly fragmented methods in the contemporary social sciences and impelled by a belief that humankind more than ever needed a disciplined, rational, and empirically based understanding of itself, Becker slowly created a powerful interdisciplinary vision of the human sciences, one in which each discipline is rooted in a basic truth concerning the human condition. That truth became an integral part of Becker's emerging social science. Almost inadvertently, he outlined a perspective on human motivations that is perhaps the most broadly interdisciplinary to date. His perspective traverses not only the biological, psychological, and social sciences but also the humanities and educational, political, and religious studies. Ernest Becker is best known for the books written in the last few years before his death from cancer, including the highly praised Pulitzer Prize-winning volume The Denial of Death (1974) and Escape from Evil (1975). These late works, however, were built on a distinguished body of earlier books, essays, and reviews. The power and strength of Becker�s ideas are fully present in his early works, which underlie his later contributions and give direction for interpreting the development of his ideas. Although Ernest Becker's life and career were cut short, his major writings have remained continually in print and have captured the interest of subsequent generations of readers. The Ernest Becker Reader makes available for the first time in one volume much of Becker�s early work and thus places his later work in proper context. It is a major contribution to the ongoing interest in Becker's ideas."Article| Daniel Liechty| Statement ..."

"The lost science of man"

♥ Book Title : The lost science of man
♣ Name Author : Ernest Becker
∞ Launching : 1971-04
◊ Info ISBN Link : UCAL:B4354297
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⊕ Number Pages : Total 177 sheet
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"The revolution in psychiatry"

♥ Book Title : The revolution in psychiatry
♣ Name Author : Ernest Becker
∞ Launching : 1964
◊ Info ISBN Link : UCAL:B4511846
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⊕ Number Pages : Total 276 sheet
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"The Denial of Death"

♥ Book Title : The Denial of Death
♣ Name Author : Ernest Becker
∞ Launching : 2014-05-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780285640078
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0285640070
⊕ Number Pages : Total 338 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Winner of the 1974 Pulitzer Prize and the culmination of Ernest Becker’s life’s work, The Denial of Death is one of the twentieth-century’s great works. In it Ernest Becker’s passionately seeks to understand the basis of human existence. Addressing the fundamental fact of existence as man’s refusal to acknowledge his own mortality, Becker sheds new light on humanity and the meaning of life itself. Becker views human civilisation and achievement as an attempt to transcend a sense of mortality as mankind seeks heroic acts (a sense of heroism is the central fact of human nature) to become part of something eternal; even though the physical body will die one day life can still have meaning and a greater significance. In the modern world much conflict between religions, nations and ideologies are the result of contradictory ‘immortality projects’ (Becker’s term for an attempt to create something eternal) but Becker looks for new and more convincing immortality projects that can restore the heroic sense, as well as bringing about a better world. Drawing together an astounding array of fields, from psychology and philosophy to religion and the human sciences Ernest Becker’s work has had a lasting cultural impact."Article| Ernest Becker| Statement ..."

"Decomposing Modernity"

♥ Book Title : Decomposing Modernity
♣ Name Author : Stephen W. Martin
∞ Launching : 1997
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0761805370
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780761805373
⊕ Number Pages : Total 106 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This book reads Ernest Becker both as a prophet of modernity and as a sensitive observer of its decline. Situated within the disciplinary approach of 'theology of culture,' the book discerns in dialogue with Becker the contours of modern vision in its depth-dimension. Taking note of Becker's works as a whole, it identifies the two master images of human existence—homo poeta and homo heroica—which articulate this dimension, situating them in scholarly debate and comparing and relating them to the contemporary situation."Article| Stephen W. Martin| Statement ..."

"Death and Denial"

♥ Book Title : Death and Denial
♣ Name Author : Daniel Liechty
∞ Launching : 2002-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0275974200
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780275974206
⊕ Number Pages : Total 301 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Analyzes the impact of the theory of Generative Death Anxiety on the humanities and social sciences."Article| Daniel Liechty| Statement ..."

"Transference and Transcendence"

♥ Book Title : Transference and Transcendence
♣ Name Author : no defined
∞ Launching : 1995-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : UOM:39015031756391
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⊕ Number Pages : Total 209 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Transference and Transcendence presents in systematic form Becker's understanding of human existence as a balance of competing paradoxical psychodynamic forces. According to Becker, connections exist between such therapeutic concepts as low self-esteem, alienation, denial, and the theological category of sin. Based on an expanded view of transference dynamics in which human beings seek to draw power for living from external objects, Becker's work posits that people have this kind of relationship to God as well. His ideas concur with the Psalmist's: the human heart longs for completion in a true and living God. Becker's social scientific point of view does not attempt to prove this God's actual existence. Rather, it demonstrates that the "God" of everyday life is a projection of the power of social institutions. The attachment to "Gods" as the only adequate transference object for mature spirituality and personal growth is socially functional. Tempering though Becker's work is, this study suggests that we may find certain "intimations of transcendence" in counseling. Whereas there is in the human heart that panic disguised as reason whose ultimate manifestation is in a "denial of death," Becker's work, as well as that of Yalom, Lifton, and Kubler-Ross, suggests that it might be possible to incorporate death awareness as an ally in living. Pastoral and psychological counseling pursued from a Beckerian perspective, supplemented especially by materials from grief therapy, enables therapists to bring the immediate awareness - and acceptance - of mortality into the clinical work."Article| no defined| Statement ..."

"La negación de la muerte"

♥ Book Title : La negación de la muerte
♣ Name Author : Ernest Becker
∞ Launching : 2003
◊ Info ISBN Link : 8472455009
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9788472455009
⊕ Number Pages : Total 435 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Premio Pulitzer, La negación de la muerte es la culminación de una vida de trabajo, y una brillante y apasionada respuesta al “por qué” de la existencia humana. En fuerte contraste con la predominante escuela freudiana de pensamiento, Becker aborda el problema de la mentira vital: el rechazo del hombre a admitir su propia mortalidad."Article| Ernest Becker| Statement ..."