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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

Klaus Gaertner, September 30, 2020

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | The Untold Story…

September 30, 2020

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

2nd ERB Project 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