Fabrizio Macagno

Investigador FCT

Email: fabrizio.macagno@fcsh.unl.pt

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Academic Appointments 

January 2014 -present. Investigador FCT. Field of investigation: Argumentation theory, pragmatics, medical communication. Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Instituto de Filosofia da Nova

September 2011 - present.  Visiting Auxiliar Professor: Course: Estratégias Argumentativas (MA in Strategic communication). Universidade Nova de Lisboa – FCSH

September-December 2012. Visiting Scholar. Research under the supervision of Prof. Deanna Kuhn on dialectical strategies in education. Teachers College at Columbia University

September 2010 – December 2013. Post-doc researcher. Field of investigation: Argumentation theory and pragmatics.Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Instituto de Filosofia da Linguagem

 

Research impact

Google scholar. Total citations: 2781 (1791 from 2012)

Scopus. Total citations: 724

 

Publications

Books

  • Macagno, F. Walton, D. (2017). Interpreting Straw Man Argumentation. The pragmatics of Quotation and Reporting. Amsterdam: Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-62544-7. Available here
  • Macagno, F. Walton, D. (2014). Emotive language in argumentation. Cambridge University Press, New York. Available here 
  • Walton, D., C. Reed, F. Macagno (2008). Argumentation Schemes. Cambridge University Press, New York. Available here

Journal articles (last 3 years)

Book chapters  (last 3 years)

  • Macagno, F. & Capone, A. (2016). Presuppositions as Cancellable Inferences. In Keith Allan, Alessandro Capone & Istvan Kecskes (eds.), Pragmemes and Theories of Language Use (pp. 45-68). Cham: Spinger.

  • Macagno, F. (2016). Reporting and Interpreting Intentions in Defamation Law. In Alessandro Capone, Ferenc Kiefer, and Franco Lo Piparo (eds.), Indirect Reports and Pragmatics (pp. 593-619). Cham: Springer.

  • Macagno, F., & Damele, G. (2015). The Hidden Acts of Definition in Law - Statutory Definitions and Burden of Persuasion. In M. Araszkiewicz & K. Pleszka (Eds.), Logic in the Theory and Practice of Lawmaking (pp. 225–251). Cham: Springer.

  • Macagno, F. (2015). A means-end classification of argumentation schemes. In F. van Eemeren and B. Garssen, Reflections on theoretical issues in argumentation theory (pp. 183-201). Cham: Springer.

  • Macagno, F. (2015). Arguments of interpretation and argumentation schemes. In: M. Manzin, F. Puppo. S. Tomasi (eds.), Studies on Argumentation and Legal Philosophy. Further Steps Towards a Pluralistic Approach (pp. 51-80). Napoli: Editoriale scientifica. 

  • Macagno, F. (2015). Presupposition as Argumentative Reasoning. In: A. Capone and J. L. Mey (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies in Pragmatics, Culture and Society (pp. 465-487). Cham: Springer.

  • Walton, D., Macagno, F., & Sartor, G. (2014).  Interpretative Argumentation Schemes. Jurix conference. Krakow. In Hoekstra, R.  (ed.), Legal knowledge and information systems (JURIX 2014) (pp. 21-22), Amsterdam : IOS Press.

  • Walton, D., Sartor, G., Macagno, F., & Rotolo, A. (2014). Argumentation Schemes for Statutory Interpretation: A Logical Analysis. In Hoekstra, R.  (ed.), Legal knowledge and information systems (JURIX 2014) (pp. 11-20), Amsterdam: IOS Press.

  • Macagno, F. (2015). A means-end classification of argumentation schemes. In F. van Eemeren and B. Garssen, Reflections on theoretical issues in argumentation theory (pp. 183-201). Cham: Springer.

  • Macagno, F. (2015). Arguments of interpretation and argumentation schemes. In: M. Manzin, F. Puppo. S. Tomasi (eds.), Studies on Argumentation and Legal Philosophy. Further Steps Towards a Pluralistic Approach (pp. 51-80). Trento: Università degli studi di Trento.

  • Macagno, F. (2015). Presupposition as Argumentative Reasoning. In: A. Capone and J. L. Mey (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies in Pragmatics, Culture and Society (pp. 465-487). Cham: Springer.

 

Conference presentations (last 3 years)

  • September 2017. With Maria Grazia Rossi and Sarah Bigi. Metaphors for diabetes: Evidence-based communicative instruments for patient education in chronic care. EACH – International Association for Communication in Healthcare – Summer event (Regent’s University, London, UK, 4-6 September 2017).

  • July 2017.  With Maria Grazia Rossi. Metaphors and their misunderstanding: an analysis of doctor-patient interactions. 15th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA2017) (Belfast, Northern Ireland, 16-21 July 2017).

  • June 2017. Dialogue moves and the pragmatic structure of dialogues. Conferência Internacional Gramática & Texto (GRATO) (27-30 June 2017). Lisbon: Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

  • June 2017. Classifying and combining argumentation schemes for representing real arguments. 2nd European Conference on Argumentation: Argumentation and Inference (University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 20-23 June 2017).

  • June 2017. With Sarah Bigi. Assessing the process of deliberation in chronic care medical interviews. 2nd European Conference on Argumentation: Argumentation and Inference (University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 20-23 June 2017).

  • September 2016. With Maria Grazia Rossi, and Sarah Bigi. The Role of Metaphors in Understanding and Reasoning in Medical Encounters. 14th EACH International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (University of Heidelberg, Germany, 7-10 September 2016).

  • September 2016. With Maria Grazia Rossi, Elisabeth Mayweg-Paus, and Sarah Bigi. Assessing the Quality of Deliberation in Chronic Care Encounters: An Interdisciplinary Approach. 14th EACH International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (University of Heidelberg, Germany, 7-10 September 2016).

  • September 2016. With Bigi, Sarah; Rossi, Maria Grazia; Leone, Daniela; Vegni, Elena. Combining RIAS with the Analysis of Dialogical Moves in Consultations: Insights and New Perspectives. 14th EACH International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (University of Heidelberg, Germany, 7-10 September 2016).

  • July 2016. With Maria Grazia Rossi and Sarah Bigi. Metaphors for diabetes: A method of analysis and classification. 11th Conference of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM 11) (Freie Universität, Berlin 1-4 July)

  • June 2016. Metaphors and conflicts of presumptions. 7th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication. (University of Split, 10-12 June).

  • May 2016. Presuppositions, polyphony, and the problem of implicit commitments. Pragmasophia. First International Conference in Pragmatics and Philosophy. (Università di Palermo, 16-19 May).

  • April 2016. Presumptions and interpretation. Assessing ambiguity in defamation law. Granada Conference on Presumptions, Presumptive Inferences, and Burden of Proof. (University of Granada, 26-28 April).

  • Invited Speaker. 17 January 2016. The topics of Port-Royal and argumentation theory. International conference: Atualidade da Lógica de Port-Royal: Linguagem, Ciência e Valores. Lisbon: Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

  • September 2015. With Sarah Bigi. Types of dialogue and pragmatic ambiguity. Argumentation & Language. Lausanne, 9-11 September 2015.
  • July 2015. With Sarah Bigi. Presupposing as presumptive reasoning: Analyzing the implicit grounds in doctor-patient chronic care consultations. International Pragmatics Conference, Antwerp, 26-31 July.
  • June 2015. With Elizabeth Mayweg-Paus and Deanna Kuhn Coding relevance and function in students’ arguments. 1st European Conference on Argumentation. Lisbon, 9-12 June 2015.
  • 14 January 2015. Università della Svizzera Italiana. The arguments of interpretation and the teleological argument. Argupolis worshop.
  • 19 March 2015. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Arguments of interpretation and argumentation schemes. Reasoning and Argumentation in Legal Discourse.

 

 

Events

All Events

Virtualism and the Mind: Rethinking Presence, Representation and the Self

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning Workshop "Virtualism and the Mind"

April 23, 2018

João Leite, 16 April 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "An Online Social Debating System"

April 16, 2018

Klaus Gärtner, 20 Mar, 2018, 14.30h to 15.30h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"4E Cognition: Radical or…

March 20, 2018

Javier Gonzalez de Prado Salas, 19 March 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Reasoning as a self-doubter"

March 19, 2018

Erich Rast, 16.3., Sala 1.05 ID, 16h

Value Seminar Session with Erich Rast, Sala 1.05 ID 16h

March 16, 2018

Value Seminar Marcin Lewiński, Sala 105 ID 16h

Value Seminar with Marcin Lewiński, Sala 1.05 ID 16h

March 09, 2018

Value Seminar Dima Mohammed, Sala 105 ID 16h

Value Seminar with Dima Mohammed, Sala 1.05 ID 16h

March 02, 2018

Paul Smart, 28 Feb, 2018, 17h to 18h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"Dream Machines: Predictive Processing,…

February 28, 2018

Maciej Witek, 5 March 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Illocution and accommodation in the functioning…

February 20, 2018

Paula Olmos, 19 February 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Narratives in Scientific Justificatory Practice"

February 19, 2018

Stéphane Dias, 5 February 2018, 17h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Communicative agency - an enterprise in…

February 05, 2018

Discussing Davidson Colloquium, 26 JAN 2018, 10:30 - 18:00

International colloquium | The philosophy of Donald Davidson

January 26, 2018

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

The 1st European Conference on Argumentation

International Conference | Argumentation and Reasoned Action

June 09, 2015

Institutions

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