“Walk into any bookstore and somewhere there’s a shelf that’s labelled self-help. In my view, you can just ignore the whole shelf and read Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning.”
Navigating the Future: a reading list for young adults
Chris Kutarna, Political Scientist
“I chose this book because it’s an incredibly powerful and moving example of what existentialist thought can actually be for in real life, what good it can do, how it can help people.”
Sarah Bakewell, Philosopher
“He was a psychiatrist in Vienna in the 1930s and then got carted off to Auschwitz with all his family. He was the only one that survived and he wrote this book.”
Robert Kelsey, Entrepreneurs & Business People
“Frankl’s time in concentration camps was enlightening for him. He noticed that those most likely to survive had what he called a ‘will to meaning’.”
The Art of Living
Roman Krznaric, Philosopher
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