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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

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 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,… 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

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 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… 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

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 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… Read More »Causal Powers in the Social Sciences panel at International Association of Critical Realism 2016 – Presentation by Dave Elder-Vass

Interview with Professor Margaret Archer on ‘The Relational Subject’

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Dr. Timothy Rutzou interviews Professor Margaret Archer (Centre for Social Ontology) her recent book with Pierpaolo Donati, The Relational Subject (Cambridge University Press), which was awarded the Cheryl Frank Memorial… Read More »Interview with Professor Margaret Archer on ‘The Relational Subject’

Interview with Professor Margaret Archer on the Morphogenetic Approach

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Dr. Timothy Rutzou conducted an interview with Professor Margaret Archer (Sociology, University of Warwick) after the Causal Powers and Social Sciences Conference. In this interview, Archer discusses how she developed the… Read More »Interview with Professor Margaret Archer on the Morphogenetic Approach