Dr. Gary Foster



Refereed Articles:

"Overcoming a Euthyphro Problem in Personal Love: Imagination and Personal Identity" - The Journal of Philosophical Psychology (in press, as of September 1, 2010).

"Bestowal Without Appraisal: Problems in Harry Frankfurt’s Characterization of Love and Personal Identity." Ethical Theory and Moral Practice: Volume 12, Issue 2 (2009), pp.153-168 (also available in the online version of ETMP: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10677-008-9128-4 .)

" Romantic Love and Knowledge: Refuting the Claim of Egoism." Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review XLVII (2008), pp.235-251.

"Rawls and Ricoeur on Reconciling the Right and the Good: An Overlapping Consensus or an Ethical Aim?" Philosophy Today, Volume 51, Issue 2, summer, 2007, pp.162-178.

James, S. and Foster, G. "Reconciling Rules with Context: An Ethical Framework for Cultural Psychotherapy", Theory and Psychology, Volume 16 (6): 831-851, 2006, Sage Publications.

"The Representative Other: Confronting Otherness in Kierkegaard, Levinas and Ricoeur. Philosophical Writings , No.25, 17-29, spring 2004.

Foster G. and James, S. " Narratives of Hope and Reconciliation: A Hermeneutic Approach to Cultural Therapy", Constructivism and the Human Sciences, Volume 9 (2), 65-74, 2004.

James, S. and Foster G. "Narratives and Culture: Thickening the Self for Psychotherapy". Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, vol.23 (1), 63-79 (2003).

Book Chapters

Christopher, J.C., Foster, G. & James, S. (2006). "A Hermeneutic Approach to Culture and Psychotherapy," in Advances in Psychology Research. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

James, S. & Foster, G. (2004). "Horizons of Alienation: Culture and Hermeneutics in Therapy," in C. Lago & R. Moodley (Eds.), Carl Rogers Counsels a Black Client: Race and Culture in Person-Centered Counseling. London: PCCS Books, (chapter 16, pp.200-212).

Invited Articles

James, S. and Foster G. "Existential Maturity: Wong’s "Existential Psychology for the 21 st Century". International Journal of Existential Psychologyand Psychotherapy, vol.1 (1), 97-98, 2004.