By Viktor E. Frankl
With a brand new Foreword by way of Harold S. Kushner
and a brand new Biographical Afterword by way of William J. Winslade
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of existence in Nazi dying camps and its classes for non secular survival. among 1942 and 1945 Frankl worked in 4 diverse camps, together with Auschwitz, whereas his mom and dad, brother, and pregnant spouse perished. in response to his personal adventure and the reviews of others he handled later in his perform, Frankl argues that we can't steer clear of affliction yet we will decide upon tips on how to do something about it, locate which means in it, and circulate ahead with renewed objective. Frankl's theory-known as logotherapy, from the Greek observe trademarks ("meaning")-holds that our fundamental force in existence isn't excitement, as Freud maintained, however the discovery and pursuit of what we for my part locate meaningful.
At the time of Frankl's dying in 1997, Man's look for Meaning had offered greater than 10 million copies in twenty-four languages. A 1991 reader survey for the Library of Congress that requested readers to call a "book that made a distinction on your existence" came upon Man's look for Meaning one of the ten such a lot influential books in the USA.
Beacon Press, the unique English-language writer of Man's look for Meaning, is issuing this new paperback variation with a brand new Foreword, biographical Afterword, jacket, expense, and lecture room fabrics to arrive new generations of readers.