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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
Google scholar. Total citations: 2781 (1791 from 2012)
Scopus. Total citations: 1016
Journal articles (last 3 years)
Macagno, F. & Walton, D. (2018). Practical reasoning arguments: a modular approach. Argumentation 32(4): 519–547.
Macagno, F. & Walton, D. (2018). Practical reasoning and the act of naming reality. Revue Internationale de Philosophie 286: 393-404.
Macagno, F. (2018). Evidence and presumptions for analyzing and detecting misunderstandings. Pragmatics and Cognition, 24(2): 263–296.
Macagno, F. (2018). Assessing relevance. Lingua 210-211: 42-64.
Macagno, F. (2018). A dialectical approach to presupposition. Intercultural pragmatics 15(2): 291-313.
Macagno, F., Walton, D. & Sartor, G. (2018). Pragmatic maxims and presumptions in legal interpretation. Law and Philosophy 37 (1): 69–115. DOI: 10.1007/s10982-017-9306-4.
Macagno, F. & Damele, G. (2017). Os atos escondidos da definição em direito- Definições regulamentares e o ónus da persuasão. Revista brasileira de filosofia 66(214): 69-104
Macagno, F. (2017). Defaults and inferences in interpretation. Journal of Pragmatics 117: 280-290. 10.1016/j.pragma.2017.06.005.
Macagno, F. (2017). The logical and pragmatic structure of arguments from analogy. Logique et Analyse 240: 465-490.
Macagno, F., & Bigi, S. (2017). Understanding misunderstandings. Presuppositions and presumptions in doctor-patient chronic care consultations. Intercultural pragmatics 14(1): 49–75.
Macagno, F., & Bigi, S. (2017). Analyzing the pragmatic structure of dialogues. Discourse Studies 19(2): 148–168.
Macagno, F., Walton, D., & Tindale, C. W. (2017). Analogical Arguments: Inferential Structures and Defeasibility Conditions. Argumentation, 31: 221–243.
Macagno, F., Walton, D. (2017). Arguments of statutory interpretation and argumentation schemes. International Journal of Legal Discourse 2(1): 47–83
Walton, D. & Macagno, F. (2016). Profiles of Dialogue for Relevance. Informal Logic, 36 (4): 523- 556
Macagno, F. (2016). Defining Marriage: Classification, Interpretation, and Definitional Disputes. Informal Logic, 36 (3): 309-332.
Rapanta, C., & Macagno, F. (2016). Argumentation Methods in Educational Contexts. Introduction to the Special Issue. International Journal of Educational Research 79: 142–149.
Macagno, F. (2016). Argument relevance and structure. Assessing and developing students’ uses of evidence. International Journal of Educational Research 79: 180–194.
Macagno, F., & Capone, A. (2016). Uncommon ground. Intercultural Pragmatics, 13(2): 151–180.
Walton, D., Sartor, G., & Macagno, F. (2016). An argumentation framework for contested cases of statutory interpretation. Artificial Intelligence and Law 24, 1: 51-91.
Mayweg-Paus, E., & Macagno, F. (2016). How Dialogic Settings Influence Evidence Use in Adolescent Students. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie 30: 121-132.
Macagno, F. & Capone, A. (2016). Interpretative Disputes, Explicatures, and Argumentative Reasoning. Argumentation (2016) 30:399–422
Walton, D., & Macagno, F. (2015). A Classification System for Argumentation Schemes. Argument and Computation 6 (3): 219-245.
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.
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.
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