The Ernest Becker Reader by Ernest Becker

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Published by University of Washington Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Topics in philosophy,
  • Psychology, Pathological,
  • Philosophical anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Ethics,
  • Social Work,
  • Psychology

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsDaniel Liechty (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9365483M
ISBN 100295984708
ISBN 109780295984704

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