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Questions related to the Austrian neurologist, psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl (1905 – 1997). He is mainly know for his book Man's Search for Meaning. Use with the tag [german-language].

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Origin of the story "Death in Tehran"

During my second read of "Mans's Search For Meaning" by Viktor E. Frankl I noticed that the way he introduces this story "Does this not bring to mind the story of Death in Tehran" ...
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"There is only one thing that I dread: not to be worthy of my sufferings" — where does this Dostoyevsky quote come from?

I read Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning and he quoted Fyodor Dostoevsky as follows: Dostoevski said once, "There is only one thing that I dread: not to be worthy of my sufferings." ...
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Why are the prisoners that have become too weak to work referred to as "Moslems" by the Nazi guards?

I read Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl around half a year ago or so, and something I've been left wondering is why the Nazi/SS guards refer to men who no longer are fit to work due to ...
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Who rebutted Raul Hilberg's allegation that Man's Search for Meaning was a deception?

Man's Search for Meaning by psychiatrist Viktor Frankl is a well-known book in which the author described his experiences in several concentration camps (including Auschwitz) and discussed the ...
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Did Viktor Frankl ever publish his manuscript?

I am currently in the middle of Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl. Twice thus far, he mentioned a manuscript that he brought with him to Auschwitz, and lost there. When he first arrives in ...
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