Love and Will

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Love and Will
AuthorRollo May
GenreExistential Psychology
PublisherW. W. Norton & Company
Publication date

Love and Will (1969) is a book by American existential psychologist Rollo May, in which he articulates the principle that an awareness of death is essential to life, rather than being opposed to life.[1]

The book explores how the modern loss of older values, whose structures and stories provided society with explanations of the mysteries of life, forces contemporary humanity to choose between finding meaning within themselves or deciding that neither oneself, nor life, has meaning.[1]


  1. ^ a b Yes Begins With a No, a review of Love and Will, Jun. 22, 1970, Time Magazine