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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

3rd Hinge Epistemology Conference: Hinge Epistemology and Religious Belief

Call for abstracts

June 15, 2021

Jan Albert van Laar. 16 April 2021, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium |

April 16, 2021

Steve Oswald, 26 March 2021, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Pragmatics and argumentation: theoretical and experimental…

March 26, 2021

Fabio Paglieri, 26 February 2021, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Argumentation as a board game: how…

February 26, 2021

Scott F. Aikin & John Casey , 29 January 2021, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | “Fallacies of Meta-Argumentation”

January 29, 2021

Intensive PhD Seminar in Epistemology of Religion

Modesto Gómez-Alonso

January 21, 2021

3rd ERB Project Workshop: Wittgenstein, Religion, and Cognitive Science

Zoom Workshop

December 15, 2020

Jos Hornikx, 11 December 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Argumentation schemes put to a test:…

December 11, 2020

David Plunkett, Rachel Sterken, & Tim Sundell, 13 November 2020, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Generics and Metalinguistic Negotiation

November 13, 2020

Klaus Gaertner, September 30, 2020

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | The Untold Story…

September 30, 2020

2nd ERB Project Workshop: Wittgenstein, Nature, and Religion

Zoom Workshop

July 29, 2020

Dina Mendonça 8 July, 2020

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Why the Situated…

July 08, 2020

Dave Ward, 12 June 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Friendly Sensorimotor Generalists

June 12, 2020

Gloria Andrada (w/Robert Clowes), 3 June, 2020, 15.00h to 16.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Transparency in Extended…

June 02, 2020

Alice Crary, 8 May 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Dehumanization and the Question of Animals

May 08, 2020

Alan Cienki, 17 April 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Pragmatic functions of gesture on different…

April 17, 2020

Catarina Dutilh Novaes, 13 March 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | The role of trust in argumentation

March 13, 2020

Two-day Masterclass on Wittgenstein’s Epistemology of Religion

ERB Masterclass 2020

February 26, 2020

Fabrizia Garavaglia, 19 February, 2020, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | A situated approach…

February 19, 2020

Florian Franken Figueiredo, 14 Feb 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Philosophy for Children and the Socratic…

February 14, 2020

Abraham Sapién, 22 January, 2020, 12.00h to 13.00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | The Structure of…

January 22, 2020

DISARGUE Workshop 19-20 Dec 2019

THE INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE DISCURSIVE MANAGEMENT OF POLITICAL DISAGREEMENT

December 19, 2019

Hili Razinsky, 11 December, 2019, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Interpersonal communication and…

December 11, 2019

Herman Cappelen, 6 December 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Conceptual Engineering: Under our Control?

December 06, 2019

Dima Mohammed, 15 Nov 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Discursive depoliticisation: From argumentation to explanation"

November 15, 2019

Rob Vinten, 6 Nov, 2019, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Wittgenstein, Buddhism, and…

November 06, 2019

Vito Evola, 11 October 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "More than words: Worldmaking and stancetaking…

October 11, 2019

Institutions

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