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Becker, Ernest

Overview
Works: 31 works in 263 publications in 8 languages and 11,008 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BD450, 128
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Most widely held works by Ernest Becker
The denial of death by Ernest Becker( Book )

59 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The birth and death of meaning : an interdisciplinary perspective on the problem of man by Ernest Becker( Book )

51 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the disciplines of psychology, anthropology, sociology and psychiatry to explain what makes people act the way they do
Escape from evil by Ernest Becker( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the natural history of evil
The structure of evil; an essay on the unification of the science of man by Ernest Becker( Book )

29 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revolution in psychiatry; the new understanding of man by Ernest Becker( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angel in armor; a post-Freudian perspective on the nature of man by Ernest Becker( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond alienation; a philosophy of education for the crisis of democracy by Ernest Becker( Book )

14 editions published between 1945 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost science of man by Ernest Becker( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ernest Becker reader by Ernest Becker( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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."--Jacket
The denial of death by Ernest Becker( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
La negación de la muerte by Ernest Becker( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zen Buddhism, "thought reform" (brainwashing), and various psychotherapies a theoretical study in induced regression and cultural values by Ernest Becker( )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poricanje smrti by Ernest Becker( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Croatian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The everyday heroics of living and dying by Ernest Becker( Recording )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, an anthropologist, conducted this interview from his hospital bed while in the terminal stages of cancer
Ju chi si wang by Ernest Becker( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shi no kyozetsu( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolution in psychiatry by Ernest Becker( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The image of man in Ernest Becker's work and its implications for health education by Jonathan Kermiet( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Ernest Becker reader by Ernest Becker( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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. [This text] 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.-Back cover
The heroics of living and dying by Ernest Becker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interview with Sam Keen from his hospital bed while in the terminal stages of cancer, conducted by Dr. Becker
 
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The denial of death
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Ernest Becker US-amerikanischer Kulturanthropologe und interdisziplinrer Denker und Schriftsteller

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The birth and death of meaning : an interdisciplinary perspective on the problem of manEscape from evilThe structure of evil; an essay on the unification of the science of manThe Ernest Becker readerThe denial of deathLa negación de la muerteMortal gods : Ernest Becker and fundamental theology