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Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Samuel Brown - Goodreads

A famous book that I've finally got around to reading. I'm torn in terms of rating because on the one hand the book doesn't actually liberate itself from the froodian morass (it staggers the mind that ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Jonathan Karmel - Goodreads

The two paragraph summary of the content of this Pulitzer Prize winning book on Wikipedia is great. But I thought the book itself was a pretentious slog, and I ended up just skimming the second half ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Herzog - Goodreads

This book felt so terribly dated. Pop reinterpretations of Freud were all the rage in the early 70's. Becker pays homage to some of them including Norman O. Brown, Marcuse and RD Laing; however, from ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Erneilson - Goodreads

This was a bit deep for me - a blending of psychoanalysis and philosophy. He does make a case for faith in this faithless world but not from an approach that I fully agree with. But he does link ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Simon Dingle - Goodreads

A distillation of psychological theory up until the seventies - and brilliantly done. I can't help but wonder what would happen if Becker were alive today and able to work beyond this seminal title to incorporate what we know now about the brain and behaviour. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Brian Doyle - Goodreads

On the cover this looks like one of those "blank" for dummies books they put near the cash registers at mall book stores in the US. But it is fairly deep. At least for someone who only has taken Psych ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Chilly - Goodreads

I so much want to buy into the overall concept of this book. Unfortunately, I can't get over the sexual theories and the theories that seem so founded on infant intellect (understanding death?), that ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Joanna - Goodreads

Boring but some knowledgeable insights. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Fumi - Goodreads

…nearly all mental illness and addiction can be traced to issues of human limitation and our awareness and acceptance of it. And what is our ultimate limitation? The death of the body. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Dylan - Goodreads

Imagine if someone laid out (on their death bed) the meaning of life, while taking mythology and psychology into consideration. What would the result be? To be seen... Consulter l'avis complet


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