Post Doc Researcher

E.mail: mgrazia.rossi@fcsh.unl.pt

See full CV here

 

Research areas: 

Metaphor theory, Medical argumentation, Communication in chronic care, Emotion theory

 

Healthy Reasoning Team:

  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/healthyreasoning
  • Twitter: @HReasoning

 

Academic Appointments

May 2017 - present. Post-doc researcher at the Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. Project founded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Title: “Interpreting metaphors: a pragmatic-argumentative model of linguistic meaning” (application no. SFRH/BPD/115073/2016). Duration: 2017 – 2023.

March 2015 – February 2017. Post-doc researcher in linguistics and philosophy of language working on the project “Healthy Reasoning. Strategies and Mechanisms of Persuasion in Chronic Care” (http://www.unicatt.it/healthyreasoning-eng). Department of Linguistic Sciences and Foreign Literatures, Catholic University of Milan, Italy. 

2014 – 2015. Adjunct Professor of Philosophy of Language, School of Humanities, Degree in Linguistics and Communication, University of Cagliari.

 

Publications

  • Rossi M.G., Leone D. & Bigi S. (forth.), The ethical convenience of non-neutrality in medical encounters. Argumentative instruments for healthcare providers, in «Teoria».
  • Ervas F., Gola E. & Rossi M.G. (2017) (eds.), Metaphor in Communication, Science and Education, De Gruyter, Berlin. Available here
  • Ervas F., Gola E.& Rossi M.G. (2017), How embodied cognition still matters to metaphor studies. In Ervas F., Gola E.& Rossi M.G. (eds.), Metaphor in Communication, Science and Education, De Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 1-25.
  • Marcacci F. & Rossi M.G. (2017) (eds.), Reasoning, metaphor and science, Isonomia - Epistemologica, vol. 9. Available here
  • Marcacci F. & Rossi M.G. (2017), Reasoning by Metaphors in Science, Philosophy and Practice. In Marcacci F. & Rossi M.G. (eds.), Reasoning, metaphor and science, Isonomia - Epistemologica, vol. 9, pp. 7-22.
  • Rossi M.G. & Bigi S. (2017), mHealth for diabetes support: a systematic review of apps available on the Italian market, in «mHealth», 3:16. DOI: doi: 10.21037/mhealth.2017.04.06 Available here
  • Ervas F., Montibeller M., Rossi M.G. & Salis P. (2017), Expertise and metaphors in health communication, in «Medicina & Storia», XVI, 9-10, pp. 91-108.
  • Rossi M.G. (2016), Metaphors for patient education: a pragmatic-argumentative approach applying to the case of diabetes care, in «RIFL. Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio», 10, 2, pp. 34-48. DOI: 10.4396/20161205 Available here
  • Ervas F., Gola E.& Rossi M.G. (2016), Come affinare le armi della seduzione: emozioni e vigilanza epistemica, in «Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio», RIFL/SFL(2015), pp. 38-52. DOI: 10.4396/2015SFL04
  • Ervas F., Gola E.& Rossi M.G. (2016), Argomenti metaforici: come integrare persuasione e argomentazione, in «RIFL. Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio», RIFL/BC, pp. 116-128. DOI: 10.4396/2016BC09
  • Rossi M.G. & Bigi S. (2016), Weak Educational Components in mHealth Devices for Diabetes Support Available on the Italian Market, in «Journal of diabetes science and technology», vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 1199-1200. Available here
  • Angelucci A., Graziani P. & Rossi M.G. (2016), The Uncanny Valley: a Working Hypothesis. In Nørskov M. (eds.), Social Robots. Boundaries, Potential, Challenges, Amsterdam - Berlin - Tokyo - Washington DC: IOS Press.
  • Rossi M.G. (2014), Emozioni e deliberazione razionale, in «Sistemi intelligenti», 1, pp. 161-169.
  • Angelucci A., Graziani P. & Rossi M.G. (2014), A Philosophical Look at the Uncanny Valley. In Seibt J., Hakli R., and Nørskov M. (eds.), Sociable Robots and the Future of Social Relations. Amsterdam - Berlin - Tokyo - Washington DC: IOS Press, pp. 165-171. 
  • Rossi M.G. (2012), Vincolare le teorie linguistiche. Apprendimento ed evoluzione, in «Reti, saperi, linguaggi», 2, pp. 93-97.
  • Rossi M.G. (2011), Dilemmi morali, in «Sistemi Intelligenti», vol. 1, pp. 187-206.

 

RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS:

  • Rossi M.G. (2013), Il giudizio del sentimento. Emozioni, giudizi morali e natura umana [The judgment of feeling. Emotions, moral judgments and human nature], Editori Riuniti University Press, Roma. Available here

JARGON-FREE ARTICLES:

  • Rossi M.G. (2016), Metaphors, argumentation and health communication, RaAM Newsletter, July 2016, p. 17.
  • Bigi S. & Rossi M.G. (2015), Comunicare nel(la) Cronicità, in «Media», 15, pp. 1-4. Available here

​Conference presentations (last 3 years)

(*presenter)

2017
Rossi* M.G., Macagno F. & Bigi S., Metaphors for diabetes: evidence-based communicative instruments for patient education in chronic care, poster accepted to be presented at the EACH Summer Event, Regent's University, Regent's Park, London, UK, 4-6/09/2017
Bigi* S. & Rossi* M.G., Collaborative deliberation and metaphors as processes for effective healthcare provision in multicultural medical settings (Panel on “Increasing mobility in health care and challenges to multilingual health care communication”, chaired by Hohenstein Christiane et al.), accepted to be presented at the 15th International Pragmatics Conference, Belfast, 16-21/07/2017.
Macagno* F. & Rossi* M.G., Metaphors and their misunderstanding: an analysis of doctor-patient interactions (Panel on “Current issues in intercultural pragmatics”, chaired by Kecskes Istvan et al.), accepted to be presented at the 15th International Pragmatics Conference, Belfast, 16-21/07/2017.
Bigi* S., Rossi M.G., Soldatesca S., Di Berardino P., Giordano R., La Penna G., Leotta S., Agrusta M. & Visalli N., L’empowerment del clinico come strumento per supportare l’engagement del paziente: descrizione di un percorso di formazione innovativo per il miglioramento delle competenze comunicative dei diabetologi, poster presented at the XXI Congresso Nazionale AMD “Per una diabetologia predittiva, preventiva, personalizzata e partecipativa”, Napoli, 17-20/05/2017.
Rossi* M.G., Metafore per il diabete. Strumenti linguistici per l’educazione del paziente, invited talk at the workshop “Parlare per immagini. Giornata di studi a partire dal libro di Alberto Martinengo Filosofie della metafora”, Università degli Studi di Milano, 14/03/2017.
Rossi* M.G., Il diabete in metafore. Un metodo pragmatico e argomentativo, presented at the XXIII Congresso nazionale della Società italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio “La ricerca italiana in filosofia del linguaggio”, Università di Bologna, 19-21/01/2017.
Ervas F., Gola E. & Rossi* M.G., La metafora nella comunicazione scientifica: dall'effetto framing all'efficacia comunicativa in ambito sanitario, presented at the XXIII Congresso nazionale della Società italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio “La ricerca italiana in filosofia del linguaggio”, Università di Bologna, 19-21/01/2017.

2016
Rossi* M.G., Macagno F. & Bigi S., The Role of Metaphors in Understanding and Reasoning in Medical Encounters, presented at the 14th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare The University Conference Centre, Heidelberg, 7-10/09/2016:
Bigi* S., Rossi* M.G., Leone D., Vegni E., Combining RIAS with the analysis of dialogical moves in consultations: insights and new perspectives (poster session), presented at the 14th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare The University Conference Centre, Heidelberg, 7-10/09/2016.
Leone D., Vegni E., Galli F., Del Negro S., Rossi* M.G., Borghi L., The Doctor-Couple Communication In Reproductive Medicine: A Pilot Study Through The RIAS, Presented at the 14th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare The University Conference Centre, Heidelberg, 7-10/09/2016.
Bigi* S., Rossi M.G., Mayweg-Paus E., Macagno F., Assessing The Quality Of Deliberation In Chronic Care Encounters: An Interdisciplinary Approach, presented at the 14th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare The University Conference Centre, Heidelberg, 7-10/09/2016.
Rossi* M.G., Macagno F., Bigi S., Metaphors for diabetes: A method of analysis and classification, presented at the 11th International Conference of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor “Metaphor in the Arts, in Media and Communication”, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 1-4/07/2016.

2015
Bigi* S. & Rossi M.G., Healthy Reasoning: La cura del diabete tra linguistica e argomentazione, poster presented at the II incontro “Tra medici e linguisti. Lingua e patologia: le frontiere interdisciplinari del linguaggio”, Accademia Pontiana e Società Napoletana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, University of Naples Federico II, 10-11/12/2015.
Rossi* M.G., Emozioni. Talk presented within the seminar series “Voci della filosofia del linguaggio e della mente” (organized by Francesca Ervas), University of Cagliari, 2/12/2015. (invited speaker)
Bigi* S. & Rossi* M.G., ICTs for the medical profession: a systematic review, presented at the 5th International Conference of the Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP) “Language, discourse and action in professional practice”, University of Milan, 5-7/11/2015.
Ervas* F., Gola E. & Rossi* M.G., Come affinare le armi della seduzione: emozioni e vigilanza epistemica, presented at the XXII Convegno nazionale della Società italiana di filosofia del linguaggio “La ricerca attuale”, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 1-3/10/2015.
Ervas F., Gola E. & Rossi* M.G., On the Role of Metaphors and Emotions in Reasoning, presented at the international conference “EuroAsianPacific Joint Conference on Cognitive Science”, Torino, 25-27/09/2015.
Ervas F., Gola E. & Rossi* M.G., A bridge between metaphor and reasoning, presented at the international conference “Argumentation & Language”, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, 9-11/09/2015.
Bigi* S., Rossi* M.G., Barello S., Graffigna G., Mulas M.F., Musacchio N., Speaking Wisely: pratiche dialogiche appropriate in diabetologia, poster presented at the XX Congresso nazionale AMD “L’Evoluzione della Diabetologia alla luce del Piano Nazionale Diabete”, Genova, 13-16/05/2015.
Bigi* S., Barello S., Graffigna G., Macagno F. & Rossi M.G., Pratiche Argomentative Positive e Coinvolgimento Attivo del Paziente in Diabetologia, project proposal presented at the “Gruppo AMD – Diabetologia Misurata”, Milano, 28/02/2015. (invited speaker)

Events

All Events

Steven Gouveia, 13 December 2017, 16h

Steven Gouveia presents A Neurophilosophical Account of Perception The Mind…

December 13, 2017

Andri Christodoulou, 11 Dec 2017, 16h30

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Using argumentation as a tool for…

December 11, 2017

Elisabetta Montanari, 27 Nov 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Learning Consistency Via Argumentation"

November 27, 2017

Dina Mendonça, Fr 27 Nov 17 Sala 606 TB, 16h

Dina Mendonça on the Role of Reflexivity and Meta-Emotions in…

November 24, 2017

Klaus Gaertner, 15 November 2017, 16h

Klaus Gartner RIP Mind & Cognition Seminar, The Dynamics of…

November 15, 2017

Fabrizio Macagno, 13 November 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Evidence for misunderstandings"

November 13, 2017

Conference on Value Disagreement

VDC-2017: International Conference on Value Disagreement @IFILNOVA

November 09, 2017

Assimakis Tseronis, 16 October 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Multimodal Argumentation: Building Bridges between Argumentation…

October 16, 2017

Andrés Soria Ruiz, 13th October 2017, 11h

Talk by Andrés Soria Ruiz, Institut Nicod | Fr. 13.10.2017…

October 13, 2017

Workshop on Legal evidence and argumentation

The workshop aims at exploring the notion of expert-based evidence…

October 11, 2017

RIP Seminar with Rob Clowes, 4th October 2017 at 16h.

Mind & Cognition RIP Seminar on Material Agency and Strong…

October 04, 2017

Marcin Lewiński, 2 October 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Disagreeing, misunderstanding and strawmanning"

October 02, 2017

Institutions

IFIL FCSH/NOVA
Faculdade de Direito Universidade Nova de Lisboa
FCSH
UNL
FCT