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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.
Brilliant understanding and insight by a survivor.
Only fault is his uber use of technological/scientific explanations for his logo therapy at the end of the book. Read more
I found the authors descriptions of auschwitz to be unique as it was from the point of view of a trained psychologist. As for the psychotherapy part.... not so interesting. Read morePublished 1 day ago by kenneth scherer
Viktor Frankl's story of personal perseverance and triumph is inspiring. His tenets of logotherapy give great insight for us today, even though this book was written over 60 years... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Joseph J. Zucchero
A must read for everyone, every time. I could say volumes about this masterpiece: please, read it!Published 1 day ago by Peter J. Coulchinsky
This book was so much better then i had expected. I loved it! Frankl has such an amazing way of writing, and has an amazing way to bring out positivism from every situation. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Marriah Doxey
Delivery was prompt and the book was as promised, like-new. Definitely a must read for everybody.Published 1 day ago by CC
This book had Some sections that were difficult to understand, too technical for me. But overall a great read