Man's Search For Ultimate Meaning by Viktor E Frankl

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Viktor Frankl is known to millions of readers as a psychotherapist who has transcended his field in his search for answers to the ultimate questions of life, death, and suffering. Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning explores the sometime unconscious human desire for inspiration or revelation, and illustrates how life can offer profound meaning at every turn.
 

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Viktor E. Frankl (1905-1997) developed the revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy, founded on the belief that humanity's primary motivational force is the search for meaning. One of the great psychotherapists of this century, he was head of the neurological department of the Vienna Polyclinic Hospital for twenty-five years and is the author of thirty-one works on philosophy, psychotherapy, and neurology, including the classic Man's Search for Meaning, which has sold over nine million copies around the world.
 
Published March 22, 2007 by Basic Books. 208 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy, Self Help, Professional & Technical, Biographies & Memoirs, History. Non-fiction

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For example, he says that humans have a ``spiritual unconscious,'' that each person has a latent intuition and yearning for the transcendent, and that this is often activated when a person must deal with the ``tragic triad--pain, guilt and death.'' Unfortunately, Frankl's prose never quite brings...

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These nine essays comprise a kind of sequel to the author's famous foundation work of ``logotherapy,'' Man's Search for Meaning, with a focus on a person's spiritual rather than existential striving.

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Viennese psychiatrist Frankl (born in 1905, he died earlier this month) completed Man's Search for Meaning, a founding text of survivor literature, after taking furtive notes on scraps of concentration camp paper.

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Before you even ask, I don't know the meaning of your life even after finishing Man'...A fascinating mix of psychiatric and scientific jargon goes along with enjoyable stories and illustrations.

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Before you even ask, I don't know the meaning of your life even after finishing Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning.

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