Escape from Evil (Paperback)

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Denial of Death, a penetrating and insightful perspective on the source of evil in our world.

“A profound, nourishing book…absolutely essential to the understanding of our troubled times.” —Anais Nin

“An urgent essay that bears all the marks of a final philosophical raging against the dying of the light.” —Newsweek

“Brilliant and challenging…adds another bit of reason to balance destruction…It is, in the best sense of the words, both scientific and philosophical…of the highest importance.” —Los Angeles Times

About the Author

After receiving a PhD in cultural anthropology from Syracuse University, Dr. Ernest Becker (1924–1974) taught at the University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco State College, and Simon Fraser University, Canada. He is survived by his wife, Marie, and a foundation that bears his name—The Ernest Becker Foundation.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780029024508
ISBN-10: 0029024501
Publisher: Free Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 1985
Pages: 188
Language: English