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Ernest Becker papers, 1952-1977, bulk 1962-1974

Series V: Research Notecards (5 Notecard Boxes), 1966-1972

This series consists of Becker's typed, 3 x 5 notecards detailing his cultural anthropological observations along with some newspaper clippings. There are also notes about mental illness, history of disease, origins of social evils, the purpose of culture, and abstract concepts of sociology.

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Box 2 Folder 7 Photocopies of Newspaper Clippings

Box 3 Notes on Education on Mental Illness, Denial of Animality, 1970

Box 4 Lectures at UC Berkeley, CA on Theology, Evil, and Social History, 1966-1972

Box 5 Lectures at UC Berkeley, CA on the Problem of Human Nature, 1967?

Box 6 Notes on Social Evil: Origins of Inequality and Facism, 1970

Box 7 Notes on Anthropology, Sociology, Purpose of Culture and Abstract Concepts of Sociology, 1968-1970