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structure of evil

Ernest Becker

structure of evil

an essay on the unification of the science of man

by Ernest Becker

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Published by Free press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophical anthropology,
  • Civilization -- Philosophy,
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 405-419.

    StatementErnest Becker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD450 .B4 1976, BD450 .B4 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 430 p. ;
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14390132M

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The history of the science of man that I draw in these pages is based on the following assumptions, and seeks to support them: In order to understand the problem of a unified science of man today, we must go back at least to the decline of the medieval cosmology, and to the more or less decisive break from the old order that took the form of the French Enlightenment and.

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