Fabrizio Macagno is a research fellow and auxiliary professor at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, where he teaches courses of Strategic Argumentation and Ph.D. seminars. He is conducting research in the field of Argumentation and Philosophy of Language in cooperation with the Unversity of Windsor, Ontario, and the University of Dundee, Scotland.
His research interests are focused on the relationship between argumentation and semantics, which he tackles from an epistemological, logical and linguistic perspective.
Fabrizio Macagno has published on several topics, including definition, argumentation schemes, common knowledge, reasoning from analogy, and presumption and burden of proof. His articles have appeared in international peer reviewed journals such as Pragmatic and Cognition, Journal of Pragmatics, Argumentation, Ratio Juris, Philosophy & Rhetoric, and Informal Logic. He developed his approach to argumentation schemes, definitions, and emotive language in two books published by the Cambridge University Press.
ArgLab-Institute of Philosophy of Language (IFINova)
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