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Adler, along with Freud and Jung, created an entirely new branch of psychology, namely psychoanalysis. What Life Should Mean to You brings his conclusions to a popular audience. It covers adolescence, feelings of superiority and inferiority, the importance of cooperation, work, friendship, love, and marriage.

©2020 Alfred Adler (P)2020 Alfred Adler

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Appalling narration.

The book itself is an accepted master work by Alfred Adler about Individual Psychology. I could not concentrate on it, however, because of the absolutely atrocious reading it received. The narrator repeatedly stumbled over words and constantly repeated whole sentences for no apparent reason. It was as if he had attempted to read the book in one whole sitting without any editing to rectify his many mistakes. He also speeded up his reading in many areas, as if keen to be finished. I found it impossible to pay attention to the content. I am not an academic and I am new to Adler's writings. I was hoping to listen to this book several times, as I have done with other complicated texts by and about Adler, but I cannot bear to replay this one at all. I would recommend other customers to find another reading of this book, if you can, and avoid this one at all costs.

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  • Lijun
  • 31-08-20

Great but Incomplete, 4 chapters missing

It’s overall great, just by comparing to the book version, there’s 4 chapters missing, not sure why

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  • Peter F.
  • 03-06-20

Ok book, terrible audio quality

Needs to be edited for glaring audio errors, but it has a decent thesis that is deep dived

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  • Sean Vikoren
  • 15-06-20

Great Read

Adler had many discoveries, and many delusions. Many sentences are repeated, so no sound engineer.