Introductory Workshop on Critical Realism Daily Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place in the conference center, McKenna Hall. A list of regular sessions and rooms will be provided in the regular session supplement. For those new to campus, please click here to view the map of McKenna Hall.

Day 1: July 26th, 2015

9:30: Breakfast and Registration (McKenna Hall Lobby)

10:00-12:00: Welcome and Introductions (Alan Norrie and Mervyn Hartwig)
Overview of Critical Realism and its Development (Alan Norrie)

12:00-13:00: Lunch (Dining Halls)

13:00-15:00: Basic Critical Realism (Alan Norrie and Mervyn Hartwig)
Transcendental Realism
Critical naturalism

15:00-15:30: Refreshment Break

15:30-18:00: Basic Critical Realism contd (Alan Norrie and Mervyn Hartwig)
Facts, values and the theory of explanatory critique

Day 2: July 27th, 2015

9:30: Breakfast (McKenna Hall Lobby)

10:00-12:00: Dialectical Critical Realism (Alan Norrie)
Structured Being and Becoming
Principles of DCR: 1M - 4D

12:00-13:00: Lunch (Dining Halls)

13:00-15:00: Dialectical Critical Realism contd. (Alan Norrie)
Metacritique of the western philosophical tradition (if time)

15:00-15:30: Refreshment Break

15:30-18:00: The philosophy of metaReality (Mervyn Hartwig)
Critique of the philosophical discourse of modernity
MetaRealism: a philosophy of love

Sponsored by: The Center for the Study of Religion and Society
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Christian Smith, Director