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The denial of death

Author: Ernest Becker
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 1975, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats

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Named Person: Søren Kierkegaard; Søren Kierkegaard; Søren Kierkegaard
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Becker
OCLC Number: 1029024024
Notes: Companion vol.: Escape from evil.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 315 pages)
Contents: Introduction : human nature and the heroic --
The depth psychology of heroism. The terror of death ; The recasting of some basic psychoanalytic ideas ; Human character as a vital lie ; The psychoanalyst Kierkegaard ; The problem of Freud's character, noch einmal --
The failures of heroism. The spell cast by persons : the nexus of unfreedom ; Otto Rank and the closure of psychoanalysis on Kierkegaard ; The present outcome of psychoanalysis ; A general view of mental illness --
Retrospect and conclusion : the dilemmas of heroism. Psychology and religion : what is the heroic individual?
Responsibility: Ernest Becker.
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