chapter  6
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The axiology of freedom: Dialectical critical realism (1986–1994)

MH: We will come on to the entrenchment and institutionalisation of critical realism in the 1990s and the wider context and applications of the dialectical turn (for example, what went wrong in the Soviet Union) in the next two interviews. Today the focus is on the theoretical content of the dialectical turn, including its generation and reception. You have indicated that ‘it all came together’ in 1991-2. Can you tell us how, specifically?