Man s Search for Meaning

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ISBN: 9780807014271
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 165
Author: Viktor Emil Frankl
Publisher: Beacon Press

Download and read online Man s Search for Meaning in PDF and EPUB 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.


Man s Search for Ultimate Meaning

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ISBN: 9781846043062
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 190
Author: Viktor E. Frankl
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Man s Search for Ultimate Meaning in PDF and EPUB 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.


The Unheard Cry for Meaning

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ISBN: 9781451664386
Release Date: 2011-08-09
Number of pages: 304
Author: Viktor E. Frankl
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Unheard Cry for Meaning in PDF and EPUB 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.


The Will to Meaning

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ISBN: 9781101664025
Release Date: 2014-06-24
Number of pages: 176
Author: Viktor E. Frankl
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Will to Meaning in PDF and EPUB From the author of Man's Search for Meaning, one of the most influential works of psychiatric literature since Freud. "Perhaps the most significant thinker since Freud and Adler," said The American Journal of Psychiatry about Europe's leading existential psychologist, the founder of logotherapy.


Man s Search for Himself

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ISBN: 0393333159
Release Date: 2009-02-18
Number of pages: 214
Author: Rollo May
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Download and read online Man s Search for Himself in PDF and EPUB "Analyzes life as we are living it, and the analysis is truthful and profound."--New York Times Loneliness, boredom, emptiness: These are the complaints that Rollo May encountered over and over from his patients. In response, he probes the hidden layers of personality to reveal the core of man's integration--a basic and inborn sense of value. Man's Search for Himself is an illuminating view of our predicament in an age of overwhelming anxieties and gives guidance on how to choose, judge, and act during such times.


Viktor Frankl s Search for Meaning

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ISBN: 9781782388319
Release Date: 2015-10-30
Number of pages: 216
Author: Timothy Pytell
Publisher: Berghahn Books

Download and read online Viktor Frankl s Search for Meaning in PDF and EPUB First published in 1946, Viktor Frankl's memoir Man's Search for Meaning remains one of the most influential books of the last century, selling over ten million copies worldwide and having been embraced by successive generations of readers captivated by its author's philosophical journey in the wake of the Holocaust. This long-overdue reappraisal examines Frankl's life and intellectual evolution anew, from his early immersion in Freudian and Adlerian theory to his development of the "third Viennese school" amid the National Socialist domination of professional psychotherapy. It teases out the fascinating contradictions and ambiguities surrounding his years in Nazi Europe, including the experimental medical procedures he oversaw in occupied Austria and a stopover at the Auschwitz concentration camp far briefer than has commonly been assumed. Throughout, author Timothy Pytell gives a penetrating but fair-minded account of a man whose paradoxical embodiment of asceticism, celebrity, tradition, and self-reinvention drew together the complex strands of twentieth-century intellectual life.


The Unconscious God

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ISBN: 0671547283
Release Date: 1985-01
Number of pages: 161
Author: Viktor Emil Frankl
Publisher: Pocket Books

Download and read online The Unconscious God in PDF and EPUB The distinguished Austrian psychiatrist examines the essential reality and significance of mankind's unconscious spirituality and awareness of the God within and the interrelationship between psychotherapy and theology


Recollections

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ISBN: 9780786724222
Release Date: 2008-08-04
Number of pages: 352
Author: Viktor Frankl
Publisher: Basic Books

Download and read online Recollections in PDF and EPUB Born in 1905 in the center of the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire, Viktor Frankl was a witness to the great political, philosophical, and scientific upheavals of the twentieth century. In these stirring recollections, Frankl describes how as a young doctor of neurology in prewar Vienna his disagreements with Freud and Adler led to the development of "the third Viennese School of Psychotherapy," known as logotherapy; recounts his harrowing trials in four concentration camps during the War; and reflects on the celebrity brought by the publication of Man's Search for Meaning in 1945.


Viktor Frankl

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ISBN: 0618723439
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 150
Author: Anna Redsand
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Viktor Frankl in PDF and EPUB 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.


When Bad Things Happen to Good People

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ISBN: 0307430200
Release Date: 2007-12-18
Number of pages: 176
Author: Harold S. Kushner
Publisher: Anchor

Download and read online When Bad Things Happen to Good People in PDF and EPUB The #1 bestselling inspirational classic from the nationally known spiritual leader; a source of solace and hope for over 4 million readers. When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease that meant the boy would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions: Why, God? Years later, Rabbi Kushner wrote this straightforward, elegant contemplation of the doubts and fears that arise when tragedy strikes. In these pages, Kushner shares his wisdom as a rabbi, a parent, a reader, and a human being. Often imitated but never superseded, When Bad Things Happen to Good People is a classic that offers clear thinking and consolation in times of sorrow.


The Way of Peace

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ISBN: 9781602061576
Release Date: 2007-03
Number of pages: 80
Author: James Allen
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

Download and read online The Way of Peace in PDF and EPUB One of the most popular writers in the fields of inspiration and spirituality at the turn of the 20th century, James Allen set as his life's goal the revelation of universal principles-both spiritual and practical-that empower the individual. With an emphasis on personal responsibility and finding inner power in selflessness and discipline, he here covers, in a book first published in 1907, such topics as the Power of Meditation, Self and Truth, Selfless Love, and the Realization of Perfect Peace. This is truly self-help for the inner self, from a man who believed that we alone can master our own destinies. British author and pop philosopher JAMES ALLEN (1864-1912) retired from the business world to pursue a life of writing and contemplation. Best known for As a Man Thinketh, he authored many other books about the power of thought including The Path to Prosperity, The Mastery of Destiny, and Entering the Kingdom.


The Jewish Mind

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ISBN: 081432651X
Release Date: 1977
Number of pages: 634
Author: Raphael Patai
Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Download and read online The Jewish Mind in PDF and EPUB First published in 1977, The Jewish Mind is a sweeping intellectual history of the Jews. Patai analyzes the historic encounters between the Jews and various cultures, as well as delving into the depths of the contemporary Jewish mind.


Brief Interviews With Hideous Men

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ISBN: 9781405520997
Release Date: 2012-06-28
Number of pages: 448
Author: David Foster Wallace
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Brief Interviews With Hideous Men in PDF and EPUB In his startling and singular new short story collection, David Foster Wallace nudges at the boundaries of fiction with inimitable wit and seductive intelligence. Among the stories are 'The Depressed Person', a dazzling and blackly humorous portrayal of a woman's mental state; 'Adult World', which reveals a woman's agonised consideration of her confusing sexual relationship with her husband; and 'Brief Interviews with Hideous Men', a dark, hilarious series of portraits of men whose fear of women renders them grotesque. Wallace's stories present a world where the bizarre and the banal are interwoven and where hideous men appear in many different guises. Thought-provoking and playful, this collection confirms David Foster Wallace as one of the most imaginative young writers around. Wallace delights in leftfield observation, mining the ironic, the surprising and the illuminating from every situation. His new collection will delight his growing number of fans, and provide a perfect introduction for new readers.


The Doctor and the Soul

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ISBN: 9780285642065
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Number of pages: 268
Author: Viktor E Frankl
Publisher: Souvenir Press

Download and read online The Doctor and the Soul in PDF and EPUB Recognising that the need for meaning in life is the primary facet in an individual's life as a result of his experiences in Nazi concentration camps led Viktor Frankl to develop his theory of logotherapy. Dr Frankl's revolutionary theory is outlined in The Doctor and the Soul, now republished for the first time in two decades. Man's search for meaning is the most human phenomenon of all and the frustration of that need causes neurosis, anxiety and despair. It becomes the psychiatrist's role to help a patient find meaning in their life. Doctor and the Soul looks at the meaning of individual lives, it is the psychotherapeutic technique that answers the patient's question: “Why do I go on living?” Logotherapy finds the possibility of concrete meaning in any life situation and offers a patient recovery by strengthening trust in the unconditional meaningfulness of life and the dignity of the individual.


Juliet s Answer

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ISBN: 9781501141867
Release Date: 2017-02-07
Number of pages: 272
Author: Glenn Dixon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Juliet s Answer in PDF and EPUB Eat, Pray, Love meets The Rosie Project in this fresh, heartwarming memoir by a man who travels to Verona and volunteers to answer letters addressed to Shakespeare’s Juliet, all in an attempt to heal his own heartbreak. When Glenn Dixon is spurned by love, he packs his bags for Verona, Italy. Once there, he volunteers to answer the thousands of letters that arrive addressed to Juliet—letters sent from lovelorn people all over the world to Juliet’s hometown; people who long to understand the mysteries of the human heart. Glenn’s journey takes him deep into the charming community of Verona, where he becomes involved in unraveling the truth behind Romeo and Juliet. Did these star-crossed lovers actually exist? Why have they remained at the forefront of hearts and minds for centuries? And what can they teach us about love? When Glenn returns home to Canada and resumes his duties as an English teacher, he undertakes a lively reading of Romeo and Juliet with his students, engaging them in passions past and present. But in an intriguing reversal of fate and fortune, his students—along with an old friend—instruct the teacher on the true meaning of love, loss, and moving on. An enthralling tale of modern-day love steeped in the romantic traditions of eras past, this is a memoir that will warm your heart.