Giovanni Damele

Giovanni Damele is post-doctoral fellow at the Philosophy of Language Institute (IFL) of the New University of Lisbon (Universidade Nova de Lisboa). Prior to joining the IFL, he had a research contract with the Centro Studi sul Federalismo of Turin, Italy, concerning the political debate about European integration in the “Assemblea Regionale del Piemonte” (Regional Council of Piedmont).

His main fields of academic interest include philosophy of law, philosophy of politics, argumentation theory and rhetoric. He is particularly interested in legal argumentation and, more in general, in the persuasive and strategic dimension of practical argumentation. From this point of view, his interests cover all aspects connected with legal argumentation, including philosophy and history of law, political philosophy, history of political thought, law and literature, law and economics, judicial rhetoric. Among his main publications are the book Retorica e persuasione nelle teorie dell'argomentazione giuridica (Genoa: Ecig, 2008); the essays Gli orientamenti della classe politica piemontese nei riguardi delle causa comunitaria (1976-2005) (in V. Castronovo [ed.], Il Piemonte nel processo di integrazione europea. Milan: Giuffré, 2008, pp. 181-259) and Teorie dell’argomentazione e sistemi dialettici (in P. Comanducci-R. Guastini [ed.] Analisi e diritto 2006. Turin: Giappichelli, 2007, pp. 115-136); and the papers Aristotele e Perelman: antica e nuova retorica (in “Rivista di Filosofia”, 1, 2008, pp. 181-259) and Una nota a margine (in “Ragion Pratica”, December 2007, pp. 549-552).

Online papers

Damele, G. (2011). Rhetorical strategies in legal argumentation. Some remarks on the recent decisions of the Portuguese Tribunal Constitucional and the Italian Corte Costituzionale on same sex marriage, in “Nordicum Mediterraneum”, 6-1 http://nome.unak.is/

Damele, G. (2009). Chaim Perelman [bio-bibliography] http://www.dircost.unito.it/dizionario/pdf/Damele-Perelman.pdf

Damele G. (2008), Aristote et Perelman : l’ancienne et la nouvelle rhétorique (French version of : Aristotele e Perelman: antica e nuova retorica, in “Rivista di Filosofia”, 1, 2008, pp. 181-259) http://unl-pt.academia.edu/GiovanniDamele/Papers/250849/Aristote_et_Perelman_lancienne_et_la_nouvelle_rhetorique

Damele, G. (2007). Teorie dell’argomentazione e sistemi dialettici, in “Analisi e diritto 2006”, Giappichelli, Torino, 2007 (pp. 115-136) http://www.giuri.unige.it/intro/dipist/digita/filo/testi/analisi_2007/06damele.pdf

Institutions

FCT
FCSH