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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. The book argues that human civilisation is a defence against the knowledge that we are mortal beings. Becker states that humans live in both the physical world and a symbolic world of ...

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The Denial of Death 2020, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781788164269

Main

Mass-market paperback

Denial of Death 2011, Souvenir Press Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780285638976

Main

Paperback

The Denial of Death 2005, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9780786179244

Library edition

MP3 format

The Denial of Death 2005, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781470893408

Audiobook CD

The Denial of Death 1998, Peter Smith Publisher

ISBN-13: 9780844669328

544th edition

Hardcover

The Denial of Death 1997, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684832401

Trade paperback

Denial of Death 1985, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780029023808

Revised Ed

Trade paperback

Denial of Death 1975, MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780029023105

Trade paperback

The Denial of Death 1973, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780029021507

Hardcover