Critical Realism: Problems and Prospects

Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
New York University
295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
August 14-15, 2013

August 14:
7:45-8:30:  Breakfast and Welcome
8:30-9:00: Opening Remarks, Mervyn Hartwig and Roy Bhaskar
9:30-10:45: “Emergence or Suprvenience?”, Phil Gorski; Commentator: John L. Martin

10:45-11:00: COFFEE BREAK

11:00-12:15: “Causal Powers”, Ruth Groff; Commentator: Neil Gross

12:15-1:30 LUNCH

1:30-2:45 “Agency”, Claire DeCoteau; Commentator: Mustafa Emirbayer

2:45-3:00 COFFEE BREAK

3:00-4:15: “Social Structure”, Doug Porporra: Commentator: Andreas Glaeser.
4:15-5:30 “Human Flourishing”, Christian Smith; Commentator: Margarita Mooney

August 15
7:45-8:30: Breakfast
8:30-9:45: “Causal Inference and Method”, Berth Danermark; Commentator: Isaac Reed.
9:30-10:45 “History and Comparison”, George Steinmetz; Commentator: Andreas Wimmer.

10:45-11:00 COFFEE

11:00-12:15: “Dialectic and Critique”, Alan Norrie; Commentator: Dylan Riley

12:15-1:30 LUNCH

1:30-2:45 “Critique”, Frederic Vandenbergh; Commentator: Gabriel Abend

2:45-3:00 COFFEE

3:00-5:30: After Panel: Comments by Brian Ellis; Response from Roy Bhaskar and Margaret Archer.

Those interested in attending should RSVP to Taly Noam (talynoam1@gmail.com),  so that they can get access to the papers online and so that the folks running the conference can get an accurate head count.