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Man's Search for Meaning (Paperback)

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    Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while hi......more

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Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of those he treated in his practice, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. Frankl's theory—known as logotherapy, from the Greek word logos ("meaning")—holds that our primary drive in life is not pleasure, as Freud maintained, but the discovery and pursuit of what we personally find meaningful.

At the time of Frankl's death in 1997, Man's Search for Meaning had sold more than 10 million copies in twenty-four languages. A 1991 reader survey by the Library of Congress and the Book-of-the-Month Club that asked readers to name a "book that made a difference in your life" found Man's Search for Meaning among the ten most influential books in America.

Born in Vienna in 1905 Viktor E. Frankl earned an M.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Vienna. He published more than thirty books on theoretical and clinical psychology and served as a visiting professor and lecturer at Harvard, Stanford, and elsewhere. In 1977 a fellow survivor, Joseph Fabry, founded the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy. Frankl died in 1997.

Harold S. Kushner is rabbi emeritus at Temple Israel in Natick, Massachusetts, and the author of several best-selling books, including When Bad Things Happen to Good People.

William J. Winslade is a philosopher, lawyer, and psychoanalyst at the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston.

Viktor E. Frankl was professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School until his death in 1997. His twenty-nine books have been translated into twenty-one languages. During World War II, he spent three years in Auschwitz, Dachau, and other concentration camps.

Harold S. Kushner is rabbi emeritus at Temple Israel in Natick, Massachusetts, and the author of bestselling books including When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Living a Life That Matters, and When All You’ve Ever Wanted Isn’t Enough.

William J. Winslade is a philosopher, lawyer, and psychoanalyst who teaches psychiatry, medical ethics, and medical jurisprudence at the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston.

Author:
Frankl, Viktor
Genre:
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
Audience:
General/trade
Edition:
1
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
165
Language:
English
Publisher:
Beacon Pr
Publish Date:
06/14/2006
Copyright Year:
2006
ISBN:
9780807014295
Height:
6.75 in
Wdth:
4.25 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.2 lb
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  • It is a great book.

    It's a book. What can I say.It is not as if I was urchasing a product whereby quality, etc. has meaning.

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? It is a book and looked like a book.
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • If everyone read this book, the world could change

    Finding this particular book, on this exact site right this minute was a symbol of progression that I'm still blown away by. Its meaning has yet to entirely enfold for me.

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    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? Perfectly.
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. Highest.
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  • Read this!

    This is the best non-fictional book I've read and a quick read. Very precise and informative, the best interpretation by far of World War II concentration camps because it's all from his personal experience. One could almost say it's fortunate a man of his accomplishment and intelligence was in this situation to describe it to the world.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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