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the goal of moral autonomy.
This book, remarkable for its erudition and the tre-
mendous labor expended upon it, as well as for the new
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light which it sheds upon human life, its motives, its
needs and its possibilities, is not one for desultory
ing or superficial examination. Such an approach will
prevent the reader from gaining anything of its real
value ; but for those who can bring a serious interest
willingness to give a careful study to it the work will
prove to be a veritable mine capable of yielding the
The difficulties in translating a book such as this are
almost insuperable, but I have tried faithfully to
Dr. Jung's thought, keeping as close to the original
as possible and, at the same time, rendering the
material and complicated German phrasing as simply and
clearly as the subject-matter would allow. In all this
work I owe much to Miss Helen I. Brayton, without
whose faithful assistance the work would never have
completed. I wish to acknowledge my gratitude to Mr.
Louis Untermeyer, whose help in rendering the poetic
quotations into English verse has been invaluable, and
express as well my gratitude to other friends who have
assisted me in various ways from time to time.
B. M. H.
NEW YORK, 1915.
AN INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOANALYSIS
AND ANALYTIC PSYCHOLOGY