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Becker, Ernest

Overview
Works: 66 works in 280 publications in 8 languages and 11,154 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BD450, 128
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The denial of death by Ernest Becker( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,986 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 )

57 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,536 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 )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 1,306 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 )

32 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 )

26 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in English and held by 758 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 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1945 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost science of man by Ernest Becker( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ernest Becker reader by Ernest Becker( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 304 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
Zen: a rational critique by Ernest Becker( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of Zen therapy and its relevance to the Western world presented by a psychoanalyst, emphasizing Zen's denial of a logical view of reality
The denial of death by Ernest Becker( )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 116 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 )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il rifiuto della morte by Ernest Becker( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in Italian 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

Ju chi si wang by Ernest Becker( Book )

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

The author, an anthropologist, conducted this interview from his hospital bed while in the terminal stages of cancer
Capillary vascularization in puppies born at a simulated altitude of 20,000 feet by Ernest Becker( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven puppies born at an altitude of 20,000 feet were studied histologically for changes in capillary area. Significant increases in the ratio of capillary area to tissue area were found in the brain, heart, and gastrocnemius. Other organs were examined, but were so engorged with blood that normal architecture and quantitative data were unobtainable. The possible significance of this increased ratio as an important step in acclimatization is discussed
Die Überwindung der Todesfurcht : Dynamik des Todes by Ernest Becker( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dödens problem by Ernest Becker( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The denial of death
Alternative Names
Ernest Becker Amerikaans antropoloog (1924-1974)

Ernest Becker anthropologue

Ernest Becker US-amerikanischer Kulturanthropologe und interdisziplinärer Denker und Schriftsteller

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ارنست بکر

ਅਰਨੈਸਟ ਬੈਕਰ

베커, 어네스트 1924-1974

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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 muerteSources of significance : worldly rejuvenation and neo-stoic heroism