Some Makers of The Modern Spirit The book of a series of 12 talks given on the BBC radio in spring 1933, organised by Macmurray who wrote an introductory pamphlet for the series, ‘The Modern Spirit’, as well as contributing the Introductory and Summary talks and talk six, From Aquinas To Newton’.
John Macmurray Papers, Edinburgh University
Ernest Gellner and Macmurray ‘….. towards the end of his life he [Gellner] would still speak of Macmurray .. with great affection’.
Macmurray and Marx ‘Macmurray’s insight into Marx’s philosophy is remarkable for the time..’ (from ‘The sociology Shop’)
Nick Child Cutting Through the Jungle: A Machete from Macmurray
Making Space for Meaning, Robin A. Hodgkin A well written academic paper. Interesting stuff on Macmurray and Winnicott. Published in ‘ Polanyiana’. The periodical of the Michael Polanyi Liberal Philosophical Association
PSYCHOLOGY AS A MORAL SCIENCE OF ACTION: MACMURRARY AND THE TURN TO THE RELATIONAL. John Shotter
The Gifford Lectures – Form Of the Personal The online Gifford Lectures Database
The Concept of the Person and the Future of Virtue Theory: Macmurray and MacIntyre. Esther McIntosh, 2001, Leeds University
MACMURRAY’S TRANSFORMATION OF ETHICS. Edmond La B. Cherbonnier
Frank G. Kirkpatrick Introduction to ‘Persons In Relation’ by John Macmurray
The Logic Of Mutual Heterocentrism: The Self As Gift Frank G. Kirkpatrick. The logic of mutual heterocentrism requires two radical changes in our traditional way of thinking. First, it requires that we accept ourselves as gifts received. Second, it requires that we take seriously the notion that God can and does act in history. Macmurray’s Persons in Relation provides not only an analysis of these claims, but also metaphysical support for them.
The Personalism of John Macmurray – GERARD McCABE Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change Series II, Africa, volume 7: Protest and Engagement: Philosophy after Apartheid at an Historically Black South African University; South African Philosophical Studies, II, edited by Patrick Giddy, Chapter 2.
International Association for Scottish Philosophy (scottishphilosophy.org) – Scottish philosophers index entry “..his conception of philosophy can be said to have a strong affinity with the Scottish intellectual tradition, and this may be sufficient to make him the last significant contributor to the Scottish philosophical tradition.”
‘Developing Emotional literacy in Schools by Jane Adams (p4 on this pdf file) Macmurray is often quoted in recent writings on emotional literacy. The reference in this book is typical.
John Macmurray, Spirituality, Community and Real Schools Paper by Julian Stern, Hull University. (abstract only – full article available by subscription)
Naming the New Totalitarianism An examination of leadership, personalisation and high performance schooling by Michael Fielding (abbreviated version of an article first published in School Leadership and Management , Vol. 26, No. 4, September 2006)
Here, Michael Fielding “[draws on] John Macmurray, arguably the greatest currently neglected 20th century philosopher of the English speaking world whose radical reappraisal of philosophy remains an inspiration and a resource for those of us who regard agency, identity and community as the defining philosophical and practical problems of our epoch.” to provide a philosphical basis for ‘personalsed learning’ and apply this to an anlaysis of how schools are organised and how this can be detrimental to learning.