Dr Fiona Hibberd

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney


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Biographical details

  • Ph.D (Psychology), University of Sydney. Awarded 1998. Tasman Lovell Medal
  • Bachelor of Arts, Hons.1 (Psychology), University of Sydney.

Research interests

Fiona specializes in examining the foundational questions in Psychology. This involves a conceptual testing of the theories, concepts and presuppositions that drive Psychology's research. She publishes in theoretical journals in the psycho-social sciences and is the author of Unfolding Social Constructionism (2005).

Selected grants

2002

  • Conference travel to: 21st Annual Conference of the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences (ESHHS) to be held in Barcelona, spain from 27-31st August, 2002; Hibberd F; Ian Potter Foundation/Research Grants.

2001

  • The tension between Qualitative and Quantitative Research Perspectives in Psychology; Hibberd F, Grayson D, Michell J, Petocz A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Hibberd, F. (2005). Unfolding social constructionism. New York: Springer.

Book Chapters

  • Hibberd, F. (2011). John Anderson's development of (situational) realism and its bearing on Psychology today (Reprinted from History of the Human Sciences, 2009, 22(4), pp. 63-92). In Nigel Mackay and Agnes Petocz (Eds.), Realism and Psychology: Collected Essays, (pp. 119-158). Leiden: Brill.
  • Hibberd, F. (2011). Reply to Gergen (Reprinted from Theory & Psychology, 2002, 12(5), pp. 685-694). In Nigel Mackay and Agnes Petocz (Eds.), Realism and Psychology: Collected Essays, (pp. 535-547). Leiden: Brill.
  • Hibberd, F. (2011). Sham reasoning, Humpty Dumpty, and the burden of proof (Reprinted from Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 2009, 29(2), pp. 91-96). In Simon Boag, Niko Tiliopoulos (Eds.), Personality and Individual Differences: Theory, Assessment and Application, (pp. 163-170). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Journals

  • Hibberd, F. (2014). A Juggernaut in the Philosophy of Psychology: Reply to Martin, Gergen, and Held. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 34(3), 205-210. [More Information]
  • Hibberd, F. (2014). The Metaphysical Basis of a Process Psychology. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 34(3), 161-186. [More Information]
  • Hibberd, F. (2012). Scientific Theism: Where the Force of Logic is Denied its Force. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 23, 107-120.
  • Hibberd, F. (2010). Situational realism, critical realism, causation and the charge of positivism. History of the Human Sciences, 23(4), 37-51. [More Information]
  • Hibberd, F. (2009). John Anderson's development of (situational) realism and its bearing on psychology today. History of the Human Sciences, 22(4), 63-92.
  • Hibberd, F. (2009). Sham reasoning, Humpty Dumpty, and the burden of proof. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 29(2), 91-96. [More Information]
  • Hibberd, F. (2006). Review: The Essential Vygotsky. R. W. Rieber and D. K. Robinson (Eds.). Journal of the History of the Behavorial Sciences, XLII (2), 178-179.
  • Hibberd, F. (2002). Reply to Gergen. Theory and Psychology, 12(5), 685-694.
  • Hibberd, F. (2001). Gergen's social constructionism, logical positivism and the continuity of error. Part 1: Conventionalism. Theory and Psychology, 11(3), 297-321.
  • Hibberd, F. (2001). Gergen's social constuctionism, logical positivism and the continuity of error: Part 2: Meaning-as-use. Theory and Psychology, 11(3), 323-346.
  • Hibberd, F. (2001). Relativism versus realism - all but a specious dichotomy. History of the Human Sciences, 14, 102-107.

Conferences

  • Hibberd, F. (2007). The philosophical underpinnings of psychology - critical or situational realism. Engaging Realism: Proceedings of the International Association for Critical Realism.
  • Hibberd, F. (2001). Logical positivism and Gergen's social constructionism. Society for Theoretical Psychology, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.

Reference Works

  • Hibberd, F. (2014). Associationism. In D.C. Phillips (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy. (pp. 63-65). Los Angeles: Sage Publications Ltd.

2014

  • Hibberd, F. (2014). A Juggernaut in the Philosophy of Psychology: Reply to Martin, Gergen, and Held. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 34(3), 205-210. [More Information]
  • Hibberd, F. (2014). Associationism. In D.C. Phillips (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy. (pp. 63-65). Los Angeles: Sage Publications Ltd.
  • Hibberd, F. (2014). The Metaphysical Basis of a Process Psychology. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 34(3), 161-186. [More Information]

2012

  • Hibberd, F. (2012). Scientific Theism: Where the Force of Logic is Denied its Force. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 23, 107-120.

2011

  • Hibberd, F. (2011). John Anderson's development of (situational) realism and its bearing on Psychology today (Reprinted from History of the Human Sciences, 2009, 22(4), pp. 63-92). In Nigel Mackay and Agnes Petocz (Eds.), Realism and Psychology: Collected Essays, (pp. 119-158). Leiden: Brill.
  • Hibberd, F. (2011). Reply to Gergen (Reprinted from Theory & Psychology, 2002, 12(5), pp. 685-694). In Nigel Mackay and Agnes Petocz (Eds.), Realism and Psychology: Collected Essays, (pp. 535-547). Leiden: Brill.
  • Hibberd, F. (2011). Sham reasoning, Humpty Dumpty, and the burden of proof (Reprinted from Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 2009, 29(2), pp. 91-96). In Simon Boag, Niko Tiliopoulos (Eds.), Personality and Individual Differences: Theory, Assessment and Application, (pp. 163-170). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

2010

  • Hibberd, F. (2010). Situational realism, critical realism, causation and the charge of positivism. History of the Human Sciences, 23(4), 37-51. [More Information]

2009

  • Hibberd, F. (2009). John Anderson's development of (situational) realism and its bearing on psychology today. History of the Human Sciences, 22(4), 63-92.
  • Hibberd, F. (2009). Sham reasoning, Humpty Dumpty, and the burden of proof. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 29(2), 91-96. [More Information]

2007

  • Hibberd, F. (2007). The philosophical underpinnings of psychology - critical or situational realism. Engaging Realism: Proceedings of the International Association for Critical Realism.

2006

  • Hibberd, F. (2006). Review: The Essential Vygotsky. R. W. Rieber and D. K. Robinson (Eds.). Journal of the History of the Behavorial Sciences, XLII (2), 178-179.

2005

  • Hibberd, F. (2005). Unfolding social constructionism. New York: Springer.

2002

  • Hibberd, F. (2002). Reply to Gergen. Theory and Psychology, 12(5), 685-694.

2001

  • Hibberd, F. (2001). Gergen's social constructionism, logical positivism and the continuity of error. Part 1: Conventionalism. Theory and Psychology, 11(3), 297-321.
  • Hibberd, F. (2001). Gergen's social constuctionism, logical positivism and the continuity of error: Part 2: Meaning-as-use. Theory and Psychology, 11(3), 323-346.
  • Hibberd, F. (2001). Logical positivism and Gergen's social constructionism. Society for Theoretical Psychology, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Hibberd, F. (2001). Relativism versus realism - all but a specious dichotomy. History of the Human Sciences, 14, 102-107.

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