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Birth and Death of Meaning

About The Book

Uses the disciplines of psychology, anthropology, sociology and psychiatry to explain what makes people act the way they do.

About The Author

Ernest Beckner (1924–1974) won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for The Denial of Death. A distinguished social theorist and a popular teacher of anthropology, sociology, and social psychology, he was also the author of Revolution in Psychiatry, Angel in Armor, and The Structure of Evil.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (September 1, 1971)
  • Length: 228 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780029021903

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