Man's Search For Meaning

Man's Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust

Science, Study & Work
Paperback Published on: 06/05/2004
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Synopsis

A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn't) with the experience.

He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest - and who offered proof that everything can be taken away from us except the ability to choose our attitude in any given set of circumstances. The sort of person the concentration camp prisoner became was the result of an inner decision and not of camp influences alone. Frankl came to believe man's deepest desire is to search for meaning and purpose. This outstanding work offers us all a way to transcend suffering and find significance in the art of living.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781844132393
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Weight: 114g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 9 mm

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Man's Search For Meaning
Very interesting read!
Well worth the read!!! Only a very small book but certainly makes you think.
Fiona Sharp
Man's Search For Meaning
A must read
Do yourself a favour and read this
Yohan Cerveaux
Man's Search For Meaning
Very interesting and inspiring read
The book is in two parts; the "story" of Frankl's time in concentration camps and a description of his logotherapy practice. As a personal development coac... READ MORE
Brenda Bond
Man's Search For Meaning
Pick Up This Book
You feel as though you're living the authors life with him, though sometimes hard to read, it's a true insight to the lives these men and women lived durin... READ MORE
Arlya Adams
Man's Search For Meaning
Absorbing and Fascinating Book
Viktor Frankl, a psychiatrist survived Auschwitz and other death camps. Between 1942 and 1945 he laboured in four different camps where his parents, brothe... READ MORE
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Man's Search For Meaning
Truly amazing and uplifting book
In my Top 50 favorite books. Everyone should read it.
Anna Williams
Man's Search For Meaning
If you only read one book this year, read this one.
It is the most compelling book I have ever read and had a profound effect on me.
Peter Sabatini
Man's Search For Meaning
Inspiring
An exceptional book. Interesting and uplifting.
Yvette Caster
Man's Search For Meaning
The Human Condition
This is an incredible book, and just what I needed to read at this time in order to get me to think about situations that make no sense. Frankl, who survi... READ MORE
Tricia Levack