With a brand new Foreword by Harold S. Kushner
and a 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 demise camps and its classes for non secular survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in 4 totally different camps, including Auschwitz, while his oldsters, brother, and pregnant spouse perished. in line with his own expertise and the experiences of others he handled later in his observe, Frankl argues that we can not keep away from struggling but we can make a selection how to deal with it, find which means in it, and transfer ahead with renewed function. Frankl’s conception-referred to as logotherapy, from the Greek phrase trademarks (“that means”)-holds that our major drive in lifestyles is just not pleasure, as Freud maintained, but the discovery and pursuit of what we individually to find meaningful.
at the time of Frankl’s demise in 1997, Man’s seek for which means had sold greater than 10 million copies in twenty-four languages. A 1991 reader survey for the Library of Congress that requested readers to name a “guide that made a difference in your lifestyles” discovered Man’s search for that means among the ten most influential books in the usa.
Beacon Press, the unique English-language publisher of Man’s search for which means, is issuing this new paperback edition with a new Foreword, biographical Afterword, jacket, worth, and lecture room supplies to achieve new generations of readers.