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Frontier Struggles

Rollo May and the Little Band of Psychologists Who Saved Humanism

James Schlett

232 pages
University of Akron Press
Frontier Struggles provides the first in-the-trenches account of how Rollo May and his ragtag band of New York psychologists in the early 1950s repeatedly beat back the medical lobby's attempts to legislatively reduce the human condition to biology and create a monopoly on psychotherapy.
Author Bio
James Schlett is an award-winning author, poet and journalist. He is the author of A Not Too Greatly Changed Eden: The Story of the Philosophers’ Camp in the Adirondacks (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2015), winner of the Adirondack Center for Writing’s Adirondack Literary Award for Best Book of Non-Fiction in 2015.