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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.
It's a powerful book that will change your life and will effect your heart in deep ways.
Dr. Frankl argues that even in the most difficult experiences that life can present to a person, that person can choose to find a meaning in that suffering.
In the first part of the book, Frankl describes his personal experiences as a prisoner in the Nazi concentration camps.
I won't bother reviewing, as what can one say about this book that hasn't been said? The only suggestion I'd make is that you go to Youtube and also get the audio by... Read morePublished 1 day ago by James A. Brannan
A book written for anyone who has ever questioned life's purpose and looked into the abyss of existential meaninglessness. It is the rope that can pull you out!Published 1 day ago by Luis Feliciano
Here we have someone who, although knows what is going on is evil, survives it without sacrificing virtue. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Sean
What a truly remarkable man, I too, spend many hours looking for meaning in the minutiae of my daily life. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Lesley Walker
This is a book that reminds us what it is to be human. We see book sides of it, from the guards and prisoners in the concentration camps. Read morePublished 2 days ago by James Edward Gray II
I would recommend this book to anyone who is lost and needs meaning in their life. Hope this review helps.Published 3 days ago by Robert
In a world where purpose and meaning are becoming increasingly alien, where the repository of value is becoming more subjective and materialistic, this book is decidedly invaluable... Read morePublished 3 days ago by David
This book made me cry my eyes out! Couldn't put it down once I started and one of my all time favorite books. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Ana