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Death and Denial: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Legacy of Ernest Becker

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In this edited collection of essays, professionals and academics from across the spectrum of the humanities and social sciences outline the ways in which Generative Death Anxiety theory impacts their field and discuss the work of its most famous proponent, Ernest Becker, whose DEGREESIDenial of Death DEGREESR won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. The essays demonstrate that reco ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published December 30th 2002 by Praeger Publishers
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