Man's Search for Meaning

Man's Search for Meaning

Viktor E. Frankl


With a brand new Foreword by way of Harold S. Kushner
and a brand new Biographical Afterword by way of William J. Winslade

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of lifestyles in Nazi demise camps and its classes for non secular survival. among 1942 and 1945 Frankl worked in 4 varied camps, together with Auschwitz, whereas his mom and dad, brother, and pregnant spouse perished. in line with his personal adventure and the reports of others he handled later in his perform, Frankl argues that we can't steer clear of agony yet we will pick out the right way to deal with it, locate which means in it, and circulate ahead with renewed goal. Frankl's theory-known as logotherapy, from the Greek notice trademarks ("meaning")-holds that our fundamental force in existence isn't really excitement, as Freud maintained, however the discovery and pursuit of what we individually locate meaningful.

At the time of Frankl's loss of life in 1997, Man's look for Meaning had offered greater than 10 million copies in twenty-four languages. A 1991 reader survey for the Library of Congress that requested readers to call a "book that made a distinction on your lifestyles" came upon Man's look for Meaning one of the ten such a lot influential books in the United States.

Beacon Press, the unique English-language writer of Man's look for Meaning, is issuing this new paperback variation with a brand new Foreword, biographical Afterword, jacket, rate, and school room fabrics to arrive new generations of readers.

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