The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life
Released! 05/12/2015
The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life
by Sheldon Solomon
Hardcover

A transformative, fascinating theory—based on robust and groundbreaking experimental research—reveals how our unconscious fear of death powers almost everything we do, shining a light on the hidden motives that drive human behavior
 
More than one hundred years ago, the American philosopher William James dubbed the knowledge that we must die “the worm at the core” of the human condition. In 1974, cultural anthropologist Ernest Becker won the Pulitzer Prize for his ... read more