• People are constituted by their relationships, past and present, inner and outer, conscious and unconscious.
• People are agents who experience, know and act on the world. At the heart of your agency is your self: positive, puzzling, and problematic.
Colin Kirkwood explores these and other ideas of John Macmurray, Ian Suttie, Ronald Fairbairn, John D Sutherland and Paulo Freire, and shows how they apply in counselling and psychotherapy, adult education, community and society
Graham S. Clarke Personal Relations Theory Fairbairn, Macmurray and Suttie
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