International Learned Institute of Argumentation Studies - Pragma-dialectical Research and Education

Frans H. van Eemeren

Professor Emeritus Speech Communication, Argumentation Theory and Rhetoric University of Amsterdam, Guest Professor Leiden University, Jiangsu University, Sun-yat Sen University, Zhejiang University.

President International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA) and International Learned Institute of  Argumentation Studies (ILIAS), Distinguished Scholar National Communication Association (US), Doctor Honoris Causa University of Lugano (Switzerland).

Former Dean Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Humanities University of Amsterdam, Knight Order of the Dutch Lion.

Founder Pragma-Dialectical theory of argumentation, Editor-in-Chief journal Argumentation, Journal of Argumentation in Context, book series Library of Argumentation and Argumentation in Context.

(Co-)Authored Monographs

Speech Acts in Argumentative Discussions (1984), Argumentation, Communication, and Fallacies (1992), Reconstructing Argumentative Discourse (1993), A Systematic Theory of Argumentation (2004), Argumentative Indicators in Discourse (2007), Fallacies and Judgments of Reasonableness (2009), Strategic Maneuvering in Argumentative Discourse (2010), Handbook of Argumentation Theory (2014), Reasonableness and Effectiveness in Argumentative Discourse (2015), Prototypical Argumentative Patterns in Discourse (2017), Argumentation Theory: A Pragma-Dialectical Perspective (2018).

In the Spotlight

van Eemeren, Frans H. 2019. Argumentative Style: A Complex Notion. Argumentation 33/2: 153-171.

van Eemeren, Frans H. 2018. Argumentation Theory: A Pragma-Dialectical Perspective. Cham: Springer.