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Man\'s Search For Meaning (English)

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Man’s Search For Meaning, written by Viktor E. Frankl, is a gripping personal account, chronicling the struggle to survive at a Nazi concentration camp, which helped the author develop his psychotherapeutic method and logotherapy.

Summary Of The Book

On the surface, Frankl’s Man’s Search For Meaning is a memoir about surviving the Holocaust. On a philosophical level however, the author uses his experiences to identify psychological reactions to the terrors of a concentration camp, which were experienced by his fellow inmates. These experiences helped Frankl develop his psychotherapeutic methods, which would later help him become an important figure in the existential therapy arena.

The first part is titled, Experiences In A Concentration Camp. In this section, Frankl begins his memoir by vividly describing some of the horrific events that occurred in various concentration camps. Frankl was a neurologist and psychiatrist. As a result, he was sent to various camps to treat sick and ailing inmates. During his three years in captivity, Frankl paid particular attention to the behaviour of various inmates. From his observations, he made some significant deductions, which contributed to the humanistic movement.

Firstly, he realized that inmates who comforted others seemed to endure the trauma better and were more likely to survive. On the contrary, inmates who had become physically and psychologically overpowered by their circumstances, were most likely to die. Frankl also identified three common psychological reactions experienced by most inmates. He pointed out that upon first entering the camp, individuals experience a shock. After acclimating themselves to camp life, inmates develop an apathetic response, while only caring about the survival of their close relatives and friends. Frankl termed the final reaction as depersonalization, in which the inmate experiences bitterness and moral deformity.
In the second part titled, Logotherapy in a Nutshell, Frankl talks in detail about various aspects of logotherapy, and how the meaning of life can be obtained from such harrowing experiences.

Man’s Search For Meaning has sold more than ten million copies worldwide. It has also been translated into over 20 languages, and can be found in many influential book club lists.

About Viktor E. Frankl

Viktor Emil Frankl was an author, neurologist, and psychiatrist of Austrian descent.

Some of his other titles are Man’s Search For Ultimate Meaning, The Doctor And The Soul: From Psychotherapy To Logotherapy, and Viktor Frankl Recollections: An Autobiography.

Franklcompleted his medical training at the University of Vienna. After completing his neurology residency, he set up a practice in Vienna.

During the Holocaust, Frankl, his wife, brother, and parents were all sent to the concentration camps. There, he worked as a prisoner therapist, first as a general practitioner, and then as a psychiatrist. Frankl lost his entire family, except his sister, during the Holocaust. After the 1945 liberation, Frankl began working on Man’s Search For Meaning, while working at a Neurology clinic in Vienna. He received many honours for his contributions, including the Oskar Pfister Award and the Honorary Citizen of the City of Vienna. Later, he had remarried and had a daughter. Frankl passed away in 1997, due to heart failure.

Specifications of Man\'s Search For Meaning (English) (Paperback)

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Author Viktor E. Frankl
Book Details
Publisher Rider & Co.
Imprint Rider
Publication Year 2008
ISBN-13 9781846041242
ISBN-10 1846041244
Language English
Edition 01
Binding Paperback
Number of Pages 160 Pages
Dimensions
Width 9.0 inch
Height 178.0 inch
Weight 94 g
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AN AMAZINGLY INSPIRATIONAL BOOK

This is one of THE BEST book I have read in a long time -highly inspirational, truly autobiographical , and admirably free from any kind of self projection . A short book of about 160 pages , it carries within its pages profound yet simple truths of life written in a very reader friendly style . The central theme of the book --gathered from the author`s own experience and observation in the concentration camps of Hitler --is that even the worst happening of anyone`s life cannot take away from you the FREEDOM TO CHOOSE YOUR RESPONSE -which ,if positive , can give lots of meaning to your suff... ()

This is one of THE BEST book I have read in a long time -highly inspirational, truly autobiographical , and admirably free from any kind of self projection . A short book of about 160 pages , it carries within its pages profound yet simple truths of life written in a very reader friendly style . The central theme of the book --gathered from the author`s own experience and observation in the concentration camps of Hitler --is that even the worst happening of anyone`s life cannot take away from you the FREEDOM TO CHOOSE YOUR RESPONSE -which ,if positive , can give lots of meaning to your suff...
This is one of THE BEST book I have read in a long time -highly inspirational, truly autobiographical , and admirably free from any kind of self projection . A short book of about 160 pages , it carries within its pages profound yet simple truths of life written in a very reader friendly style . The central theme of the book --gathered from the author`s own experience and observation in the concentration camps of Hitler --is that even the worst happening of anyone`s life cannot take away from you the FREEDOM TO CHOOSE YOUR RESPONSE -which ,if positive , can give lots of meaning to your sufferings in life , besides making it worthwhile to live for . The author also says that happiness , peace of mind and such other values of life can never be abstract concepts -and can only be the result of something positive you do in your life .
He also explains what is Logotherapy which is based on a conscious orientation of mind to positive way of living as a choice and not leaving the course of your life to drift on its own and take you astray .

A must read book for any any age --even for people above 65 plus!!

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Must read

One of the best books i have read.
This is a masterpiece.

It is truly inspirational.
It is always on the top 100 must read categories of books all around and there is a reason that its there.

Viktor.E.Frankl has captured the psychological and spiritual and inspirational aspects of life of a person who went through holocaust.

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23 Apr 2012
Part memoir-part psychology

One of the interesting aspects of this book is the detached manner in which this holocaust survivor narrates this story. A doctor by training, Viktor notes why some of them survived whilst others could not-luck also played a major part in this.

A great read-one of the best non-fiction books that I have read. Highly recommended!

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Excellent, a must-read Master Piece

I consider the opportunity to read & understand the Master Piece of Dr. Viktor E. Frankl is in itself, a blessing.

" The way in which a man accepts his fate & all the suffering it entails, even under the most difficult circumstances, add a deeper Meaning to his life. "

Though i am restricted by a limited exposure, iam confident ,that, this book is a pinnacle in understanding Human Psychology.

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Beautiful

This is a rare book. I felt privileged and happy to have read it.
The book is author's personal account of surviving the concentration camp and he shares his fears and triumphs with humility and grace. a truly truly inspiring read.

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Man's search for meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

awsum book, every one should read this book to understand how blessed we are today to be here than in late world war days , the physical and mental torture of a man....reflects in this book......and thanks to flipkart for delivery of the book in a wonderful packing and in good condition (View complete review)

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An amazing read

The way Viktor has elaborated upon his school of thought though his own story is marvelous. It is a gripping book, once u start reading it, you cant put it down. The logotherapy he has described in this book is somewhat disputable, but every school of psychiatry has its own good and bad side, par... (View complete review)

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Man's Search For Meaning is a reminder of the ugly past yet a survival guide for the future. Life is not just about living as it unfolds. As an intellectually active species, our own fate revolves around our own mind. If the future is unknown it doesnt mean its Uncertain. The certainity of tomorr... (View complete review)

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