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Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. Author of On Death And Dying It puts together what others have torn to pieces and rendered useless. It is one of those rare masterpieces that will stimulate your thoughts, your intellectual curiosity, and last but not least, your soul...
New York Times Book Review ...a brave work of electrifying intelligence and passion, optimistic and revolutionary, destined to endure...
Albuquerque Journal Book Review ...to read it is to know the delight inherent in the unfolding of a mind grasping at new possibilities and forming a new synthesis. The Denial of Death is a great book -- one of the few great books of the 20th or any other century.
The Chicago Sun-Times It is hard to overestimate the importance of this book; Becker succeeds brilliantly in what he sets out to do, and the effort was necessary.
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.See all Editorial Reviews
This book will make you soberly reevaluate your life-goals and ambitions, for it makes a thoroughly rational case for considering one's self-concept an illusion--more so than any... Read morePublished 28 days ago by J. D. Shockley
If you read one book in your lifetime this should be it. It can inform your passage through this life.Published 1 month ago by J. Bowen
In the serendipity of life, we encounter persons, things or events which have a profound impact on our lives. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Theofile
I purchased this book because it was referenced by an author that I really like, Timothy Keller. It did succeed in making me place no value on the term (Pulitzer Prize) which... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Robert C. Lewis
Ernest Becker’s ‘Denial of Death’ introduces the basic way that humans behave when it comes to death. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lauren Porter
Always at my bedside to refer to, my original copy is well worn. I just ordered five more copies for friends. Becker is a great comfort when we contemplate our existence.Published 1 month ago by Only Me