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Viktor Frankl's search for meaning : an emblematic 20th-century life

Author: Timothy Pytell
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2015.
Series: Making sense of history, v. 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Viktor Frankl was a psychiatrist and philosopher who survived the Holocaust and went on to found the third school of Viennese psychotherapy. This book is an intellectual biography of Frankl, describing his early immersion in Freudianism, his connection to Alfred Adler, and the development of logotherapy in the 1930s. After the Holocaust, Frankl took on a prominent public role as a survivor in postwar Austria, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biografie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Named Person: Viktor E Frankl; Viktor E Frankl; Viktor E Frankl; Viktor E Frankl
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Pytell
ISBN: 9781782388302 1782388303 9781782388319 1782388311 1789208076 9781789208078
OCLC Number: 898529576
Description: viii, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Viktor Frankl and Man's search for meaning --
The first attempt to find meaning --
The second attempt to find meaning --
Frankl's ordination: from theory to praxis --
The third Viennese school of psychotherapy --
The Doctor perseveres --
Surviving and working through to redemption --
The flight into the spiritual --
Forgetting, reconfiguring, and Vergangheitsbewältigung --
Frankl in America: transcending the Angel Beast.
Series Title: Making sense of history, v. 23.
Responsibility: Timothy E. Pytell.

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Viktor Frankl was a psychiatrist and philosopher who survived the Holocaust and went on to found the third school of Viennese psychotherapy. By critically examining the details of his intellectual  Read more...

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"As an introduction to Frankl's ideas and their relationship to broader mid-twentieth-century intellectual currents, Pytell's biography is an important contribution to the literature on Frankl and Read more...

 
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