Tag Archives: Frankl

Ideas of the Spiritual Unconscious

I want to make note of a brief thought that would require a treatise or a thesis to write. I have been reading about the influence of various existential philosophers, most notably Max Scheler, on Frankl’s thought from Marshall Lewis’ … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Happiness

Here is Teria Shantall’s answer to my question presented in the post “Is the Goal to Make People Happy?” Dear Batya I think the answer to your question is to distinguish natural happiness (as an outflow of good circumstances which … Continue reading

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The Missing Ingredient

Frankl didn’t intend for logotherapy to stand on its own but to supplement other theories much the same way that the spirit cannot stand on its own without the physical body, the intellect or the emotions. The spirit is not … Continue reading

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I Think Therefore I Am Holy

Continuing on the topic of thinking while studying with my study partner, we read that the mind, which is physical matter, has a link to the spirit and that by thinking about what we’re doing as we’re doing it, we’re … Continue reading

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Towards a Logotherapist’s Self-Definition

Someone who works with small nonprofit organizations once complained to me that organizations often struggle terribly and they would have a much easier time of it if they were to work together. Instead, every other day someone else decides to … Continue reading

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What makes logotherapy different?

Meaning-centered We’re not focused on the problem but on the meaning and on the person behind the problem who is being challenged with this. We want to look at who this person is and we assume that everything that happens … Continue reading

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Are values fixed or changing?

Why does Carl Rogers say that values are always changing and not rigid? Would Viktor Frankl agree with his assertion? What is the process of discovery of values? What can we learn from the infant? What is lost in contact … Continue reading

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