Prof. Andrew Sayer (Lancaster University, Sociology department) has just written a book review for Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina. This first volume of the CSO’s latest book series on ‘Post-human society and the future of humanity’ was edited by Profs. Ismael Al-Amoudi and Jamie Morgan.
The review appears in the journal Organization and can be accessed here.
“What comes across most clearly is that we cannot avoid issues of how we characterise the human, the nature of personhood, intelligence and the components of flourishing, and how we should value them vis-a-vis other species or intelligent machines” (Sayer, 2022).
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Professor Jamie Morgan, together with Dr. Thomas Haines-Doran, Professor Andrew Brown, and Professor Gary Dymski (all University of Leeds), and Dr. Richard Whittle (Manchester Metropolitan University), recently submitted an inquiry into post-pandemic economic growth to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee. This submission is reproduced on the Yorkshire Universities Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) network site here.
These scholars offer expert guidance to local authorities as part of the West Yorkshire ‘Place-Based Economic Recovery Network’ (PERN), with the aim of shaping the economic recovery strategy for the region. Initial webinar discussions and presentations took place in July 2020. Details of these webinars can be found here.
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Professor Jamie Morgan recently published an article in The Conversation entitled ‘Electric cars won’t save us if the numbers don’t add up.’ The full text can be found here.
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Professor Jamie Morgan has reproduced his Retail Review article ‘‘Pandemic Aware Economies, Public Health Business Models and (Im)possible futures: What happens to a Cortisol community?’ as a series of blog posts on the Real-World Economics Review Blog. This work is also summarized on the website of Leeds Beckett University. The full text of the article can be found on Professor Morgan’s ResearchGate profile here.
Professor Jamie Morgan recently published the following article on the website of Leeds Beckett University: ‘How will new technology shape the world?‘
Professor Jamie Morgan recently published an article in The Conversation entitled ‘The fourth industrial revolution could lead to a dark future.’ The full text can be found here.
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Professor Jamie Morgan and co-author Professor Barry Gills have recently published an article on the Common Alternatives website: ‘Global Climate Emergency: Preventing fatal “future facts” from becoming reality.’ This article is based on their paper in the journal Globalizations, entitled “Global Climate Emergency: after COP24, climate science, urgency, and the threat to humanity“.
Professor Jamie Morgan recently published an article in Politics Means Politics magazine: ‘Boris Johnson — Brave or reckless?‘ The article was also reproduced on the website of Leeds Beckett University.