Man's Search For Meaning

Author: Viktor E. Frankl

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671023373

Category: Philosophy

Page: 221

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A prominent Viennese psychiatrist recounts his experiences in a Nazi concentration camp that led to the development of his existentialist approach to psychotherapy
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Man's Search for Meaning

Author: Viktor Emil Frankl,Harold S. Kushner,William J. Winslade

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 0807014273

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 165

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Frankl's timeless memoir and meditation on finding meaning in the midst of suffering With a new Foreword by Harold S. Kushner and a new Biographical Afterword by William J. WinsladePsychiatrist 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 others he treated later 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 for the Library of Congress 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. Beacon Press, the original English-language publisher of Man's Search for Meaning, is issuing this new paperback edition with a new Foreword, biographical Afterword, jacket, price, and classroom materials to reach new generations of readers. 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.
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Man's Search for Meaning

Author: Viktor E. Frankl

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 0807067997

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 192

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A timeless examination of life in the Nazi death camps, adapted for young adult readers. Frankl’s Holocaust memoir provides universal lessons for coping with suffering and finding one’s purpose in life offer an unforgettable message for readers seeking solace and guidance.
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Summary of Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Author: Readtrepreneur Publishing

Publisher: Readtrepreneur Publishing

ISBN: 1386431311

Category: Reference

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Man's Search for Meaning by Victor E. Frankl | Book Summary | Readtrepreneur (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book, but an unofficial summary.) A history full of hardships and soul-searching. Psychiatrist Viktor Frankls shares with us his take on life and the true meaning behind everything. Man's Search for Meaning is a memoir written by psychiatrist Viktor Frankl where he talked about his struggle in the Nazi regimen, the loneliness caused by the death of his loved ones and his opinion on profound subjects. It's a wonderful title to read to find meaning on the hardships in your life and learning how to cope with them. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Readtrepreneur It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'." – Viktor Frankl. With over 10 million copies sold in over twenty-four languages, you know you are getting into a good read. One of the most meaningful aspect of the book aside from Viktor's constant quest to find the meaning of life, is the development of his theory "logotherapy" which explains that humans are not constantly seeking for pleasure but are within a constant pursuit of finding meaningful things for them. It's quite a nurturing read which is a must if you are looking for a book to really move you. Many avid readers claimed that Man's Search for Meaning had a great impact on their lives. P.S. Man's Search for Meaning is an extraordinary book that will make you see the world through the eyes of Viktor Frankl. The Time for Thinking is Over! Time for Action! Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Download your Copy Right Away! Why Choose Us, Readtrepreneur? ● Highest Quality Summaries ● Delivers Amazing Knowledge ● Awesome Refresher ● Clear And Concise Disclaimer Once Again: This book is meant for a great companionship of the original book or to simply get the gist of the original book.
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Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning

Author: Viktor E Frankl

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446490548

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

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Viktor Frankl is known to millions as the author of Man's Search for Meaning, his harrowing Holocaust memoir. In this book, he goes more deeply into the ways of thinking that enabled him to survive imprisonment in a concentration camp and to find meaning in life in spite of all the odds. Here, he expands upon his groundbreaking ideas and searches for answers about life, death, faith and suffering. Believing that there is much more to our existence than meets the eye, he says: 'No one will be able to make us believe that man is a sublimated animal once we can show that within him there is a repressed angel.' In Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning, Frankl explores our sometimes unconscious desire for inspiration or revelation. He explains how we can create meaning for ourselves and, ultimately, he reveals how life has more to offer us than we could ever imagine.
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Man's Search For Meaning, Gift Edition

Author: Viktor E. Frankl

Publisher: Beacon Press

ISBN: 0807060119

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

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A new gift edition of a modern classic, with supplemental photographs, speeches, letters, and essays Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir of life in Nazi death camps has riveted generations of readers. Based on Frankl’s own experience and the stories of his patients, the book argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward. Man’s Search for Meaning has become one of the most influential books of our times, selling over twelve million copies worldwide. With a foreword by Harold S. Kushner, Frankl’s classic is presented here in an elegant new edition with endpapers, supplementary photographs, and several of Frankl’s previously unpublished letters, speeches, and essays. From the Hardcover edition.
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The Unheard Cry for Meaning

Psychotherapy and Humanism

Author: Viktor E. Frankl

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451664389

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

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In our age of depersonalization, Frankl teaches the value of living to the fullest. Upon his death in 1997, Viktor E. Frankl was lauded as one of the most influential thinkers of our time. The Unheard Cry for Meaning marked his return to the humanism that made Man's Search for Meaning a bestseller around the world. In these selected essays, written between 1947 and 1977, Dr. Frankl illustrates the vital importance of the human dimension in psychotherapy. Using a wide range of subjects—including sex, morality, modern literature, competitive athletics, and philosophy—he raises a lone voice against the pseudo-humanism that has invaded popular psychology and psychoanalysis. By exploring mankind's remarkable qualities, he brilliantly celebrates each individual's unique potential, while preserving the invaluable traditions of both Freudian analysis and behaviorism.
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Viktor Frankl

A Life Worth Living

Author: Anna Redsand

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618723430

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 150

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This gripping account details the life of Viktor Frankl, a Holocaust survivor and the author of Man's Search for Meaning, who, after losing his family, used his work to overcome his grief and developed a new form of psychotherapy that encouraged patients to live for the future, not in the past.
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The Doctor and the Soul

From Psychotherapy to Logotherapy

Author: Viktor E. Frankl

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307772918

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

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In this classic work, internationally known Viennese psychiatrist Viktor E. Frankl, founder of the school of logotherapy, sets forth the principles of existential psychiatry. He holds that man's search for meaning in existence is a primary facet of his being; if the search is unrequited, it leads to neurosis. The role of the therapist, then, is to help the patient discover a purposefulness in life.
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