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: 1016

 

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. & Bigi, S. (2018). Types of dialogue and pragmatic ambiguity. In Steve Oswald, ‎Thierry Herman, ‎Jérôme Jacquin (eds.), Argumentation and Language — Linguistic, Cognitive and Discursive Explorations (pp. 191-218). Cham: Springer.

  • Macagno, F., Walton, D. & Sartor, G. (2018). Statutory interpretation as argumention. In Giorgio Bongiovanni, Gerald Postema, Antonino Rotolo, Giovanni Sartor, & Douglas Walton (eds.), Handbook of Legal Reasoning and Argumentation (pp. 519-560). Cham: Springer.

  • Macagno, F., Walton, D. & Reed, C. (2018). Argumentation schemes. In Pietro Baroni, Dov Gabbay, Massimiliano Giacomin, & Leendert van der Torre (eds.), Handbook of formal argumentation (pp. 517-574). London: College Publications.

  • 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.

 

Conference presentations (last 3 years)

  • 20 September 2018. Presupposition and Commitments. Second International Conference on Pragmatics and Philosophy – Pragmasophia (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 18-21 September 2018)

  • 18 September 2018 (with Maria Grazia Rossi). Assessing metaphors effectiveness in medical interviews. Second international conference on Pragmatics and Philosophy – Pragmasophia (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 18-21 September 2018)

  • 6 September 2018. Discursive and Probative Relevance in Educational Argumentation. 3º Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Filosofia Universidade da Beira Interior (Covolhã, 5-6 September 2018)

  • 1 September 2018. With Maria Grazia Rossi. Coding problematic understanding in patient-provider interactions. International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 2018 (University of Porto, 1-4 September 2018).

  • July 2018. With Sarah Bigi and Maria Grazia Rossi. Dialogical functions and effectiveness of metaphors in medical settings. 9th Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation (University of Amsterdam, 3-6 July 2018).

  • October 2017. With Sarah Bigi and Maria Grazia Rossi. Analyzing the dialogical structure of medical consultations. Conference of the International Association for Dialogue Analysis (Università di Bologna, 11-14 October 2017).

  • October 2017. With Maria Grazia Rossi and Sarah Bigi. (Mis)understanding metaphors: The project “Metaphors for diabetes”. I Congresso Nacional de Comunicação Clínica em Cuidados de Saúde. (Universidade do Minho, Braga, 20-21 October  2017).

  • 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

Steven Gouveia, 13 Feb, 15:00 to 16:00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | "Predictive Processing and…

February 13, 2019

Erich H. Rast, 5 Feb 2019, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Multidimensional ‘better than’"

February 05, 2019

Manuel Garcia Carpintero's talk - 14 December, 2PM - Auditorio Aud. 001, Edif Torre A, Piso -1

Singular Reference in Fictional Discourse?

December 14, 2018

Javier Gonzalez de Prado Salas, 12 Dec, 15:30 to 16:30

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | "Regulation, selection and…

December 12, 2018

Chrysi Rapanta, 4 Dec 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Bewilderment as a predictor of different…

December 04, 2018

The Mechanistic Approach in Biology and Cognition (Inter-University workshop), 9h-19h, 20th Nov

An Inter-University Workshop held on the 20th of November organised…

November 20, 2018

Marcin Lewiński. 6 Nov 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Speech act pluralism in polylogues"

November 06, 2018

Felipe Oliveira, 26 October 2018, 11h, Room I&D 006

Reason-giving as an expressive speech act

October 26, 2018

Value Seminar Talk by Rosalice Pinto, 16:00, Sala B1 1.15

Talk by Rosalice Pinto (CEDIS) at 16 o'clock, Sala B1…

October 26, 2018

Erich Rast, 28 September 2018, 11h, Sala 0.06ID

Value Seminar Talk by Erich Rast (IFILNOVA): Reasons for the…

September 28, 2018

Book Launch: Schizophrenia and Common Sense: explaining the relation between madness and social values with Thomas Fuchs

Schizophrenia and Common Sense: explaining the relation between madness and…

June 25, 2018

Workshop: Misunderstanding, disagreement, manipulation

The idea of the workshop is to explore the blurred…

June 22, 2018

Katharina Stevens, 18 June 2018, 14h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Argument-Design through Role-Taking"

June 18, 2018

Workshop: Communication and metaphors for health. An educational challenge

The workshop discusses the importance of communication and metaphors in…

June 01, 2018

Inês Hipólito, 30th May 11:00 - 12:00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"Perception as Cognition: Beyond…

May 30, 2018

Dima Mohammed, 28 May 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Proposals for the examination of networked…

May 28, 2018

Jakob Krebs, 16 May, 15h to 16h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"Pictorial Models, Imagination, and…

May 16, 2018

Mehmet Ali Üzelgün, 14 May 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Level, focus, and force of argumentative…

May 14, 2018

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

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