Tag: psychology

  • Man’s Search for Meaning, Revisited

    First reading: May 2014 review Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl is part memoir, part manifesto tackling the existential question of human life and why it matters. The message resonates with Frankl’s Yes to Life, but this longer work expands on his points with heartrending examples from his experiences in concentration camps. Though the […]

  • Viktor Frankl and the Will to Meaning

    On the bus this afternoon, I finished reading Viktor Frankl‘s nonfiction classic, Man’s Search for Meaning.  It is a short, two-part memoir, detailing first his experiences as a Nazi concentration camp survivor, and second, his own system of psychotherapy, logotherapy.  This latter is based on his belief that the driving force in human life is […]