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Philosophy founder

Viktor Frankl

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Primary human motivation

seek meaning and purpose in life (PIL)

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Theory origin

Psychiatry/Psychology

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Name of concept

"Will to Meaning"

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treatment based on theory

logotherapy

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Frankls definintion of suffering

challenge (challenge to decide how to repond to unavoidable, deplorable life circumstances)

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search for meaning

primary life purpose and unique

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Responsible

person is free and responsible

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hopeless situation

meaning can still be found

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situational

every moment offers meaning

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Three major concepts of theory

1. Life purpose
2. Freedom to choose
3. human suffering