Academic Writing & Research

  • Chrysi Rapanta

    Chrysi Rapanta was awarded a Phd in Communication Sciences from the University of Lugano, Switzerland, in 2011. Since 2015 she has been a post-doctoral researcher in Philosophy of Education in the Institute of Philosophy at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. 
  • Fabrizio Macagno

    Fabrizio Macagno (Ph.D. in linguistics, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, 2008) works as an assistant professor in the departments of Philosophy and Communication at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where he also acts as the Head of International Relations (Associate Dean). His current research, between the fields of Linguistics and Philosophy of language, is focused on the natural patterns of argument (argumentation schemes), the persuasive use of emotive language, and on the dialectical dimension of discourse implicitness (presuppositions).