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    • The Denial of Death

    • By: Ernest Becker
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 784
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 605
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 594

    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. In doing so, he sheds new light on the nature of humanity and issues a call to life and its living that still resonates more than 30 years after its writing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the closed-minded

    • By Yhatze on 05-27-17

    Regular price: $23.07