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Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Niki - Goodreads

Thought provoking at times, but towards the end I really was not left with a good impression. I had to remind myself that this was written in the 70's due to the extremely misguided attitude toward ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Goodreads

I actually managed to listen to this entire work on audio book unabridged. A bit dated by the inferences Becker gives throughout I still found a useful venture presenting an enormous amount of ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Goodreads

i dont like freud and freudians. i know it is a large generalization and probably unfair, but that's how i feel. (Becker is a post-freudian.) let's make a test. consider the two following statements ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Goodreads

There are aspects of the book I very much enjoy, primarily the chapters focused on the neuroses that develop personally and societally when death is ignored. But this book doesn't feel relevant to me ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Goodreads

Wow! This book definitely changed how I feel pretty much EVERYTHING in my life. One of the key facts I learned: WE ARE ALL ANIMALS, EVENTUALLY WORM FOOD, AND WILL PERISH FROM THIS EARTH. Oh, and our existence doesn't make a cosmic difference as most of us think. Incredible. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Goodreads

They psychoanalysis and religion get a bit rich for my blood, but the book redeems itself with some compelling descriptions of the terror of the human situation, an interesting theory of repression and personality, and an amusing interpretations of Kierkegaard. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Goodreads

I do find the concept that the denial of death heavily influences peoples behaviour intriguing and worth investigating and what made reading this worthwhile. However, some concepts that seem to ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Goodreads

This book is has good commentary on the views of great philosophers. But, a prerequisite is you should have read or known their ideas beforehand. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Goodreads

The Denial of Death came out in the 70s. It is an explanation and critique of psychotherapy, especially Freud's. It is a dense book and for me would require another reading. The author seems to take ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Goodreads

“We have to reason about the highest actualization that man can achieve” (p. 207), writes Becker. Give the facts of life and death (we have only one of each), what is the highest actualization a ... Consulter l'avis complet


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