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Margaret Archer (1943-2023)

We were shocked and saddened to learn of the death yesterday of Margaret Archer. Maggie was the leading sociological advocate of critical realism and the most important figure in establishing the influence of critical realism after its founder, Roy Bhaskar.… Read More »Margaret Archer (1943-2023)

CfP: The Realist Approach to AI

Margaret Archer’s prescient work highlighted vital questions about the possibilities for relationship and “friendship” between humans and AI systems. Though written before the rise of chatbots and other interactive AI, Archer’s late papers reveal remarkable insight into issues surrounding AI… Read More »CfP: The Realist Approach to AI