The Will to Meaning

The Will to Meaning

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By (author) Viktor E. Frankl

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 134mm x 203mm x 15mm | 186g
  • Publication date: 28 February 1991
  • Publication City/Country: Hawthorn
  • ISBN 10: 0452010349
  • ISBN 13: 9780452010345
  • Edition statement: Expanded ed.
  • Sales rank: 74,660

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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.

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Viktor E. Frankl was the former Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School and Distinguished Professor of Logotherapy at the U.S. International University. He was the founder of what has come to be called the Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy (after Freud's psychoanalysis and Adler's individual psychology) -- the school of logotherapy. Born in 1905, Dr. Frankl received the degrees of Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Vienna. During World War II he spent three years at Auschwitz, Dachau and other concentration camps. Dr. Frankl first published in 1924 in the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and has since published twenty-six books, which have been translated into nineteen languages, including Japanese and Chinese. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard, Duquesne and Southern Methodist Universities. Honorary Degrees have been conferred upon him by Loyola University in Chicago, Edgecliff College, Rockford College and Mount Mary College, as well as by universities in Brazil and Venezuela. He has been a guest lecturer at universities throughout the world and has made fifty-one lecture tours throughout the United States alone. He is President of the Austrian Medical Society of Psychotherapy.He died in Vienna at the age of 92.