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Historical tales of 20th century psychology
Timothy Pytell Ph.D.
Is the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) capable of preventing genocide?
What is the Context of Primo Levi's famous testimony Survival in Auschwotz?
What is the relationship between Primo Levi's Holocaust Testimony Survival in Auschwitz and the Auschwitz Report?
An exchange on PTSD between a theologian and a humanist.
How to make sense of Bettelheim's and Frankl's divergent views on psychotherapy in light of their Holocaust survival.
Hans Maier becomes Jean Améry
How did Frankl's Jewish identity change over time?
How did the rise of Nazism and the Holocaust impact Jewish identity? Was heroic survival of the Holocaust possible? A post in three parts.
How I came to develop a phenomenology of Holocaust survival.
Revisiting the decision not to interview Viktor Frankl.
Does Viktor Frankl's saintly persona stand up under scrutiny?
I am slowly succumbing to the disturbing conclusion there is.
Controversy has trailed the psychologist ever since his best-selling book popularized logotherapy worldwide.
Timothy Pytell, Ph.D., is chair of the history department at California State University, San Bernardino.