Chapter 1, 'Science and Psychology', was read to the Royal Institute of Philosophy in London in November 1995 as part of a series of lectures, arranged by its director Professor Anthony O'Hear. The series was edited by Professor O'Hear and published by Cambridge University Press as Versteken and Human Understanding. Chapter 5 on Happiness is a modified and expanded version of a shorter paper on the same topic published in the Journal of Medical Ethics, 1982. Chapter 6, 'Psycho-analysis and Ethics: The Self in its Relation to Good and Evil', was read at the Tenth InterNordic Philosophy Symposium on 'Ethics and Understanding' in Turku, Finland, in August 1993 and has been published in the Proceedings of that Conference by Macmillan edited by Professor L. Alanen under the title Commonality and Particularity in Ethics. Chaptr 7, 'Good and Evil: Love and Ego-centricity', is a shorter version of a paper that will be published by Macmillan in a book of essays in honour of Professor D.Z. Phillips entitled The Possibilities of Sense, edited by Professor John H. Whittaker. Chapter 8, 'Love and Hate: Are they Opposites?', has also appeared in my book Love: Its Forms, Dimensions, and Paradoxes, published by Macmillan in 1998. Chapter 9, 'Must Psycho-Analysis Explain Religion Away?', was read at a Conference in Claremont, California, arranged by Professor D.Z. Phillips. It was edited by Professor Phillips and published in the Proceedings of that conference by Macmillan under the title Can Religion be Explained Away'? I thank the respective editors and publishers for permission to include these writings in Raskolnikov 's Rebirth.
I would like to thank Helen Baldwin for her invaluable assistance in preparing the typescript of this book.