João Sàágua

João Sàágua

Born 1957, 24th February, João Sàágua, is Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, where he teaches Philosophy of Communication, Logic, and Argumentation Theory, at the Department of Communication Sciences. He has done is PhD on Contemporary Philosophy (Husserl vs. Carnap and Quine) at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in 1990. He has a wife, and three kids (a daughter, and two sons).

His current research interests are in Defeasible Argumentation, Enthymemes, and Argumentation as Rational Action. He published on Logic – Lógica para as Humanidades (book, 2000), Philosophy of Language, and Philosophy of Communication; and several papers. Currently he is the Coordinator of the Project Argumentation, Communication, and Context (begin: April 2011 , end March 2014), rated by FCt with “Excellent”, and funded with 100 thousand euros. He was a “Visiting Philosopher” at Oxford University (University College) in 1996-7. His institutional main effort at IFL is to create and develop the Argumentation Laboratory (ArgLab), so he’s always available to be contacted by people that wants to work at ArgLab, and to do there their research, or their PHD.

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Dina Mendonça awarded the 5th prize of Prémio Santander 2017

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October 26, 2017

Fabrizio Macagno awarded 2nd prize of Prémio Santander 2016

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October 25, 2017

IFILNOVA awarded the Santander Prize - 2016

With 40 indexed publications in 2015, IFILNOVA is awarded the…

October 25, 2017

Chrysi Rapanta awarded the 3rd price of the Santander Prize - 2017

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October 25, 2017

Simon Botting awarded the 3rd price of the Santander Prize - 2017

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October 25, 2017

Fabrizio Macagno awarded the 1st price of the Santander Prize - 2017

With 12 indexed publications in 2016, Fabrizio Macagno is awarded…

October 25, 2017

IFILNOVA awarded the Santander Prize - 2017

With 45 indexed publications in 2016, IFILNOVA is awarded the…

October 25, 2017

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September 20, 2017

IFILNOVA Library

New IFILNOVA library acquisitions

April 04, 2017

Cinema - Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image - New issue now available!

This issue is dedicated to Marx's Philosophy and is available…

March 20, 2017

IFILNOVA library

New IFILNOVA library acquisitions

March 06, 2017

ArgLab awarded grant of cooperation programme of the Portuguese FCT and the the Turkish TUBITAK

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February 07, 2017

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January 27, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

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October 21, 2016

Audio recordings of EPLAB events now available

EPLAB's Seminars and Conferences recorded and made public

June 04, 2015

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