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Man’s Search for Meaning

Viktor Frankl
Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

Originally published in 1946, Man’s Search for Meaning details the harrowing experiences of author and psychologist Viktor Frankl during his internment in Auschwitz concentration camp during the Second World War. It offers insights into how human beings can survive unsurvivable situations, come to terms with trauma, and ultimately find meaning.

Who should read these blinks?
  • Anyone interested in psychotherapy
  • Anyone who wants to know how ordinary people cope with extraordinary situations
  • Anyone trying to work out the meaning of life
Who wrote the book?

Viktor Frankl was an Austrian-born neurologist and psychiatrist as well as the founder of logotherapy, a form of psychotherapy. After surviving the Nazi death camps, he wrote several books on how to find the meaning of life.

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