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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: The role of analogy in argumentative discourse, 3-4 May 2013, Coimbra, PORTUGAL

http://www.uc.pt/fluc/dfci/analogy

The research group "Teaching logic & argumentation" of the research unit 
"Language, interpretation and philosophy", which belongs to the Portuguese 
Foundation for Science and Technology, organizes an International 
Colloquium on THE ROLE OF ANALOGY IN ARGUMENTATIVE DISCOURSE, to be held 
at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra (Portugal) in May 
3-4, 2013.

Profs. Douglas N. Walton (Windsor, Canada), Frans H. van Eemeren with Bart 
Garssen (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), and Lilian Bermejo Luque (Granada, 
Spain) are keynote speakers of this colloquium.

*The abstracts of the papers of the keynote (and other) speakers have been 
published*. For further information, please consult: 
http://www.uc.pt/fluc/dfci/analogy

Papers are welcome in all areas and fields regarding the role of analogy 
in argumentative discourse: science, in general; philosophy; linguistics; 
legal argumentation; political discourse; etc.

By *March 25, 2013*, please send your proposal to tla.lif.fct@gmail.com 
with the following information:

?title and abstract of your paper, in English (max. 300 words);
?your personal and academic identification.

You will be notified of our decision by *March 28, 2013*.

  The coordinator of the organizing committee,

henrique jales ribeiro

(Associate Professor)