Francesco Arcidiacono

List of John Benjamins publications for which Francesco Arcidiacono plays a role.


Argumentation is often considered as a way to transmit explicit information. However, in daily context-based activities, argumentation practices are embedded in discussions where many norms, beliefs, and values are taken for granted. Our objective is to evaluate the consequences of this daily… read more | Chapter
The paper focuses on arguing and reasoning processes occurring at dinnertime family conversations. Our goal is to highlight the interplay between two sides of argumentative practices: the justification as social need to provide evidences for an assertion; the dialogic function of argumentation that… read more | Article
This paper sets out to investigate the issues leading parents to engage in argumentative discussions with their children during mealtimes. Within a data corpus of 30 video-recorded meals of 10 middle to upper-middle-class Swiss and Italian families with a high socio-cultural level, 107… read more | Article
Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly, Francesco Arcidiacono, Stephanie Breux, Sara Greco and Céline Miserez-Caperos 2015 Knowledge-oriented argumentation in childrenScrutinizing Argumentation in Practice, Eemeren, Frans H. van and Bart Garssen (eds.), pp. 135–150
This paper analyzes children’s argumentative discussions centered on the resolution of cognitive tasks, starting from the hypothesis that children’s interventions are more complex and complete than usually described in psychological research on argumentation skills. Our results can be viewed as a… read more | Article