The Unheard Cry for Meaning: Psychotherapy and Humanism (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Aug 9, 2011 - Psychology - 304 pages
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In our age of depersonalization, Frankl teaches the value of living to the fullest.

Upon his death in 1997, Viktor E. Frankl was lauded as one of the most influential thinkers of our time. The Unheard Cry for Meaning marked his return to the humanism that made Man's Search for Meaning a bestseller around the world. In these selected essays, written between 1947 and 1977, Dr. Frankl illustrates the vital importance of the human dimension in psychotherapy. Using a wide range of subjects—including sex, morality, modern literature, competitive athletics, and philosophy—he raises a lone voice against the pseudo-humanism that has invaded popular psychology and psychoanalysis. By exploring mankind's remarkable qualities, he brilliantly celebrates each individual's unique potential, while preserving the invaluable traditions of both Freudian analysis and behaviorism.
  

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User Review  - Artem.linco - Goodreads

I've heard so much about this author and the book is a monument! So glad to read it. Read full review

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Contents

Preface
The Unheard Cry for Meaning
Critique of PanDeterminism
How Humanistic Is Humanistic Psychology?
The Dehumanization of Sex
Symptom or Therapy? A Psychiatrist Looks at Modern Literature
SportsThe Asceticism of Today
An Ontological Essay
Paradoxical Intention and Dereflection
For an updated bibliography and list of the authors works please visit wwwviktorfranklorg
Index
About the Author
Copyright

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Viktor E. Frankl is Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School and Distinguished Professor of Logotherapy at the US International University. He is the founder of what has come to be called the Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy (after Freud's psychoanalysis and Adler's individual psychology)—the school of logotherapy.

Born in 1905, Dr. Frankl received the degrees of Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Vienna. During World War II he spent three years at Auschwitz, Dachau and other concentration camps.

Dr. Frankl first published in 1924 in the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and has since published twenty-six books, which have been translated into nineteen languages, including Japanese and Chinese. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard, Duquesne, and Southern Methodist Universities. Honorary Degrees have been conferred upon him by Loyola University in Chicago, Edgecliff College, Rockford College, and Mount Mary College, as well as by universities in Brazil and Venezuela. He has been a guest lecturer at universities throughout the world and has made fifty-one lecture tours throughout the United States alone. He is President of the Austrian Medical Society of Psychotherapy.

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