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Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning

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Viktor Frankl is known to millions of readers as a psychotherapist who has transcended his field in his search for answers to the ultimate questions of life, death, and suffering. Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning explores the sometime unconscious human desire for inspiration or revelation, and illustrates how life can offer profound meaning at every turn.

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Overview

Viktor Frankl is known to millions of readers as a psychotherapist who has transcended his field in his search for answers to the ultimate questions of life, death, and suffering. Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning explores the sometime unconscious human desire for inspiration or revelation, and illustrates how life can offer profound meaning at every turn.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738203546
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 8/28/2000
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 192,612
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.57 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Viktor E. Frankl developed the revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy, founded on the belief that humanity's primary motivational force is the search for meaning. One of the great psychotherapists of this century, he was head of the neurological department of the Vienna Polyclinic Hospital for twenty-five years and is the author of thirty-one works on philosophy, psychotherapy, and neurology, including the classic Man's Search for Meaning.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Essence of Existential Analysis 25
Ch. 2 The Spiritual Unconscious 31
Ch. 3 Existential Analysis of Conscience 39
Ch. 4 Existential Analysis of Dreams 47
Ch. 5 The Transcendent Quality of Conscience 59
Ch. 6 Unconscious Religiousness 67
Ch. 7 Psychotherapy and Theology 77
Ch. 8 New Research in Logotherapy circa 1975 83
Ch. 9 Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning 137
Notes 155
References 165
Bibliography 167
About the Author 187
Index 189
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