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Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Ben - 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  - Christine - 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  - Nivash Kumar - 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  - Jim Krotzman - 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  - Patrick - 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

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  - 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  - 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


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