Viktor Emil Frankl M.D., Ph.D. (March 26, 1905, Leopoldstadt, Vienna – September 2, 1997, Vienna) was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. Frankl was the founder of logotherapy, which is a form of Existential Analysis, the "Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy". His best-selling book, Man's Search for Meaning (published under a different title in 1959: From Death-Camp to Existentialism, and originally published in 1946 as trotzdem Ja zum Leben sagen…
When you're young, thunderstorms seem scary. Like the sky is angry at you. But now that I'm older, something about its roar soothes me; it's comforting to know that even nature needs to scream sometimes.
Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for Meaning | Brain Pickings: "For Frankl, meaning came from three possible sources: purposeful work, love, and courage in the face of difficulty.'[E]verything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.'" #Philiosophy #Mans_Search_for_Meaning
Viktor Frankl (1905 –1997), Austrian neurologist, psychiatrist, and Holocaust survivor. His book, Man's Search for Meaning, chronicles his experiences as a concentration camp inmate which led him to discover the importance of finding meaning in all forms of existence, even the most sordid ones, and thus a reason to continue living. Frankl became one of the key figures in existential therapy and a prominent source of inspiration for humanistic psychologists.