Summary of Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

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Viktor Frankl's memoir, Man's Search for Meaning is about so much more than one man's experiences in a concentration camp. As a book about the Holocaust, it helps to shed light on the day-to-day struggles that inmates faced physically, psychologically, and socially. But it also reaches far beyond camp life and into the meaning of life itself.

What will you learn from listening to this audiobook?

  • What life was like in a day-to-day sense for prisoners in concentration camps
  • How hope and meaning can be found in many forms, even in the worst of human conditions
  • How having a purpose in life will allow you to weather the most difficult times
  • How one's freedom can never be taken away because we all ultimately have the freedom to choose how we will face the challenges that life presents to us
  • How logotherapy was developed and why it places one's "will to meaning" at the center of its philosophy
  • How meaning can be found in work, love, and suffering

Don't miss this summary of Viktor Frankl's riveting memoir, Man's Search for Meaning. This transformative book tells a harrowing, yet inspiring tale which was the basis for Frankl's own psychological theory, logotherapy. Relive his story while absorbing the key points and analysis with this FastReads book summary!

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The Frankl fastread Book is a wonderful introduction to Dr. Frankl’s Paychology. I found it useful and will apply it to my work with people.

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  • Alan Cuthbert
  • 12-09-19

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Quick summary of interesting book. Well read out but not quite the same as what I imagine reading the book itself would be like.