Fabrizio Macagno

 

Investigador FCT

Email: fabrizio.macagno@fcsh.unl.pt

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Bio note

Fabrizio Macagno (Ph.D. Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, 2008) works as a researcher and invited auxiliary professor at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. His current research is focused on the application of argumentation schemes to the interpretation of discourse and the use of argumentation theory for developing argumentation skills in educational contexts. He is author of several papers on definition, informal fallacies, argumentation schemes, and dialogue theory published on major international peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Pragmatics, Intercultural Pragmatics, Argumentation, Philosophy and Rhetoric, Informal Logic, and Pragmatics and Cognition. His most important publications include the books Argumentation Schemes (CUP 2008), Emotive language in argumentation (CUP 2014), and Interpreting straw man argumentation (Springer 2017).

Academic Expertise and Research interests

Argumentation theory; Pragmatics; Argumentation and Education; Statutory Interpretation

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.
  • Macagno, F. Walton, D. (2014). Emotive language in argumentation. Cambridge University Press, New York.
  • Walton, D., C. Reed, F. Macagno (2008). Argumentation Schemes. Cambridge University Press, New York.

 

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.

 

Institutions

FCT
FCSH