A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest.
Rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil. This work demonstrates that the Christian world is steeped in a false piety and infected with a 'slave morality'. It promotes a philosophy that celebrates the present and demands that the individual imposes their own 'will to power' upon the world.
Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live. This book introduces the great thinkers in Western philosophy and explores their most compelling ideas about the world and how best to live in it. It takes us on a chronological tour of the major ideas in the history of philosophy.
Applies wisdoms on themes as diverse as statesmanship, ecology and love, and intends to gives readers a serene and generous spirit. This book is the text of Taoism, the ancient Chinese school of thought.
In discussions and meetings the aim of everyone is to persuade. Yet we know that really the best result is obtained by the person who is most skilled in holding his position. This title catalogues the 38 subtle tricks businessmen, negotiators, politicians, lawyers use to gain advantage.
The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.