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Viktor Frankl: The Will to Meaning (1962)

This is an extract from Part II of [easyazon_link identifier=”080701429X” locale=”US” tag=”mainacademicsite-20″]Man’s Search for Meaning[/easyazon_link], which is Viktor Frankl’s introduction to logotherapy. The central concept of logotherapy is meaning and the search for it. This will give us the strength to surmount even the most difficult occurrences in life. Viktor Frankl knows what he is talking about: he had to endure three years in a Nazi concentration camp. The Search for Meaning Man’s search for meaning is a primary force in his life and not a “secondary rationalization” of instinctual drives. This meaning is unique and specific in that it must...