Kant's Critique of Pure Reason

source: Academy of Ideas    2013年9月3日
In these 2 videos we look at the 20th century thinker Ernest Becker's ideas regarding the fear of death, and how it influences the behavior of human beings.
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Recommended Readings:
The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker - http://amzn.to/1TGz2Jb (affiliate link)
Escape from Evil by Ernest Becker - http://amzn.to/20GspIT (affiliate link)
The Birth and Death of Meaning by Ernest Becker - http://amzn.to/1WWtgaD (affiliate link)
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Ernest Becker and the Fear of Death 8:50  In this lecture we look at the 20th century cultural anthropologist Ernest Becker's ideas regarding how the fear of death haunts the human being, shaping one's experience of reality. We look at how Becker thought individuals alleviate this fear by striving to live meaningful and significant lives.
Ernest Becker and Heroism 9:25

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