Man’s Search for Himself

by Rollo May

“Analyzes life as we are living it, & the analysis is truthful & profound.”–New York Times Loneliness, boredom, emptiness: These are the complaints that Rollo May encountered over & over from hispatients.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 284 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.19 out of 5
  • Published October 25th 1982 by Souvenir Press Ltd
  • Original Title: Man's Search for Himself
  • ISBN: 0285621378 (ISBN13: 9780285621374)
  • Edition Language: English

“Analyzes life as we are living it, & the analysis is truthful & profound.”–New York Times Loneliness, boredom, emptiness: These are the complaints that Rollo May encountered over & over from his patients. In response, he probes the hidden layers of personality to reveal the core of human integration–a basic & inborn sense of value. Man’s Search for Himself is an illuminating view of our predicament in an age of overwhelming anxieties & gives guidance on how to choose, judge & act during suchtimes.PrefaceOur predicament: The loneliness & anxiety of modern man The roots of our maladyRediscovering selfhood: The experience of becoming a person The struggle to beThe goals of integration: Freedom & inner strength The creative conscience Courage, the virtue of maturity Man, the transcender of timeIndex