Some early writing of relevance (1968-1985)
Proposal for research in the Philosophy of Psychology
(first draft)"Objections to the belief that everything essential to the
understanding of human behaviour can be formalised:
some arguments, implications and proposals for alternatives - unpublished,
COMPUTERS: dead or alive? From Omega,
a journal published by the Economics Society at the University of
Nottingham, Winter 1968, pp.24-28.
"What can Programmed Minds Do?"
In A.P. Mann and C.K. Brunstron (Eds.) Aspects of Educational Technology.
London: Pitman, 1969, pp.85-91.
"Men, the Man-Makers: George Kelly and
the Psychology of Personal Constructs" In Bannister, D. (1970) Perspectives in Personal
Construct Theory. London and New York: Academic Press, pp.223-253.
Chapter 3 What Is It To Be Human?
From: Armistead, N. Reconstructing Social Psychology. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1974,
Shotter, J. and Gregory, S. (1976)
Chapter 1 On first gaining the idea of oneself as a person. In R. Harré, Ed.
LIFE SENTENCES. New York: Wiley, pp.3-9.
(first draft of an unpublished essay)
The Manufacture of Personhood, and the Institutionalization of Mutual Humiliation.
Originally scheduled to appear in D. Pym and M. Guirdham (Eds.) "Essays in Emancipation
from Organizations." London Business School.
"Action,joint action, and intentionality" In M.Brenner (Ed.)
The Structure of Action, Oxford: Blackwell, 1980, pp.28-65
- “Duality of
Structure” and “Intentionality” in an Ecological Psychology,
in J. for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 13, 19-43, 1983.
Whatever happened to
parent-infant research? Paper given at the British Psychological Society,
Developmental Psychology Section, Annual Conference, Belfast, 20th-23rd September,
1985, in a symposium entitled: Whatever happened to parent-infant research?
Psychology as a moral science of action:
Macmurrary and the turn to the relational. Chapter originally written in 1996
for H. A. Carson (Ed.) Persons and Agents in Relationship: Essay's on John Macmurray's
Contribution to a Post Modern Thought. New York: Humanities Press... never published
"Social accountability and the social construction of 'you'" In J. Shotter
and K.J. Gergen (Eds.) TEXTS OF IDENTITY,
London: Sage Publications Ltd, 1989, pp.133-151
"The social construction of an 'us': problems of accountability and narratology. "
In Rosalie Burnett, P. McGhee,and David Clarke (Eds.) Accounting
for Personal Relationships: Social Representations of Interpersonal Links. London: Methuen, 1987, pp.225-247.
Vico, Wittgenstein, and Bakhtin: 'practical trust' in dialogically-stuctured communities. Chapter prepared for the book: Democracy and Trust, edited by Mark Warren - proceedings of the conference: Democracy and Trust,
Georgetown University, Nov 7-9, 1996, never subsequently published
Toward a third revolution in psychology:
from inner mental representations to dialogical social practices.
First draft of chapter for David Bakhurst and Stuart Shanker (Eds.)
Culture, Language, Self: the Philosophical Psychology of Jerome Bruner,
Sage Publications, London (first written:12/11/1996).
Bruner marginalized - a section excluded from the above.