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“Beyond Strawmen and Red Herrings: What Are the Essentials of Critical Realism?” by Simeon Newman and George Steinmetz

***** In this guest post, Simeon J. Newman and George Steinmetz reflect on some of the recent discussions about critical realism and present their own perspective on what they consider to be the essentials of a critical realist position****** The… Read More »“Beyond Strawmen and Red Herrings: What Are the Essentials of Critical Realism?” by Simeon Newman and George Steinmetz

Causal Powers in the Social Sciences panel at International Association of Critical Realism 2016 – Presentation by Timothy Rutzou

Towards a Process-Oriented Ontology by Timothy Rutzou In the final presentation of the panel “Causal Powers in the Social Sciences” from IACR 2016, Timothy Rutzou discusses the problem of temporality, process, and change when it comes to our understanding of… Read More »Causal Powers in the Social Sciences panel at International Association of Critical Realism 2016 – Presentation by Timothy Rutzou

Causal Powers in the Social Sciences panel at International Association of Critical Realism 2016 – Presentation by Philip Gorski

During the International Association for Critical Realism (IACR) Annual Conference held in Cardiff, UK from July 19-23rd, 2016, Dave Elder-Vass, Philip Gorski and Timothy Rutzou participated in a panel “Causal Powers in the Social Sciences”. This panel stemmed from the… Read More »Causal Powers in the Social Sciences panel at International Association of Critical Realism 2016 – Presentation by Philip Gorski

Causal Powers in the Social Sciences panel at International Association of Critical Realism 2016 – Presentation by Dave Elder-Vass

During the International Association for Critical Realism (IACR) Annual Conference held in Cardiff, UK from July 19-23rd, 2016, Dave Elder-Vass, Philip Gorski and Timothy Rutzou participated in a panel “Causal Powers in the Social Sciences”. This panel stemmed from the… Read More »Causal Powers in the Social Sciences panel at International Association of Critical Realism 2016 – Presentation by Dave Elder-Vass