Edited volumes

 

Oswald, S., Herman, T. & Jacquin, J. 2018. Argumentation and Language – Linguistic, Cognitive and Discursive Explorations. Cham: Springer. [url]

 

 

 

Herman, T. & Oswald, S. 2014. Rhétorique et cognition. Perspectives théoriques et stratégies persuasives. Rhetoric & Cognition. Theoretical perspectives and persuasive strategies. Berne: Peter Lang. [open-access pdf available here]

 

 

 

Maillat, D. & Oswald, S. 2013. Biases and constraints in communication: argumentation, persuasion and manipulation. Special issue of the Journal of Pragmatics 59(B). [url]

Articles in peer-reviewed journals
  1. Oswald, S. 2015. “Es muy fácil pasar por alto lo que no se está buscando: herramientas pragmático-cognitivas para el análisis de la influencia comunicativa”. Logos: Revista de Lingüística, Filosofía y Literatura 25 (2), 196-215.
  2. Oswald, S. & Rihs, A. 2014. “Metaphor as argument: rhetorical and epistemic advantages of extended metaphors”. Argumentation 28(2): 133-159.
  3. Lewiński, M. & Oswald, S. 2013. “When and how do we deal with straw men? A normative and cognitive pragmatic account”. Journal of Pragmatics 59(B): 164-177.
  4. Maillat, D. & Oswald, S. 2013. “Editorial”. Journal of Pragmatics 59(B): 137-140.
  5. Oswald, S. 2011. “From interpretation to consent: arguments, beliefs and meaning”. Discourse Studies 13(6): 806-814.
  6. Saussure, L. de & Oswald, S. 2009. “Argumentation et engagement du locuteur: pour un point de vue subjectiviste”. Nouveaux cahiers de linguistique française 29: 215-243.
  7. Maillat, D. & Oswald, S. 2009. “Defining manipulative discourse: the pragmatics of cognitive illusions”. International Review of Pragmatics 1(2): 348-370.
  8. Saussure, L. de & Oswald, S. 2008. “L’engagement comme notion cognitive associée au destinataire”. L’analisi linguistica e letteraria XVI: 475-488.
  9. Morency, P., Oswald, S. & Saussure, L. de. 2008. “Explicitness, implicitness and commitment attribution: a cognitive pragmatic approach”. Belgian Journal of Linguistics 22: 197-219.
  10. Oswald, S. 2007a. “Towards an interface between pragma-dialectics and relevance theory”. Pragmatics & Cognition 15(1): 179-201.
  11. Oswald, S. 2007b. “Argumentation and cognition: can pragma-dialectics interplay with pragma-semantics?”. CADAAD eJournal 1: 148-165.
Book chapters
  1. Oswald, S., Herman, T. & Jacquin, J. 2018. “Introduction”. In Oswald, S., Herman, T. & Jacquin, J. (eds),  Argumentation and language – Linguistic, Cognitive and Discursive Explorations. Cham: Springer, 1-21.
  2. Oswald, S. & Maillat, D. 2018. “Deceptive puns: The pragmatics of humour in puns”. In Noemi Padilla, C. (ed.), Perspectivas sobre el significado. Desde lo biológico a lo social. La Serena: Editorial Universidad de la Serena, 145-171.
  3. Rihs, A. & Oswald, S. 2018. “Quand l’hypothèse devient vérité: une approche pragmatique de certains effets rhétoriques du conditionnel”. In Herman, T., Jacquin, J. & Oswald, S. (eds). Les mots de l’argumentation. Bern: Peter Lang.
  4. Oswald, S. 2016a. “Rhetoric and cognition. Pragmatic constraints on argument processing”. In Padilla Cruz, M. (ed). Relevance Theory. Recent developments, current challenges and future directions. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 261-285.
  5. Oswald, S. 2016b. “Commitment attribution and the reconstruction of arguments”. In Paglieri, F., Bonelli, L. & Felletti, S. (eds). The psychology of argument: Cognitive approaches to argumentation and persuasion. London: College Publications, 17-32.
  6. Oswald, S. & Herman, T. 2016. “Argumentation, conspiracy and the Moon: A rhetorical-pragmatic analysis”. In Danesi, M. & Greco, S. (eds). Case studies in discourse analysis. Munich: Lincom Europa, 295-330.
  7. Oswald, S., Maillat, D. & Saussure, L. de. 2016. “Deceptive and uncooperative verbal communication”. In Rocci, A. & Saussure, L. de (eds). Verbal Communication. Handbook of Communication Science, vol 3. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 509-534.
  8. Oswald, S. 2014. “It is easy to miss something you are not looking for: A pragmatic account of covert communicative influence for (critical) discourse analysis”. In Hart, C. & Cap, P. (eds), Contemporary Studies in Critical Discourse Analysis. London: Bloomsbury, 97-120.
  9. Oswald, S. & Lewiński. 2014. “Pragmatics, cognitive heuristics and the straw man fallacy”. In Herman, T. & Oswald, S. (eds). Rhétorique et cognition: perspectives théoriques et stratégies persuasives / Rhetoric & Cognition: theoretical perspectives and persuasive strategies. Bern: Peter Lang, 313-343.
  10. Maillat, D. & Oswald, S. 2011. “Constraining context. A pragmatic account of cognitive manipulation”. In Hart, C. (ed). Critical discourse studies in context and cognition. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 65-80.

 

 

 

 

Proceedings
  1. Oswald, S. forth. “Pragmatic inference and argumentative inference”. In Oswald, S. & Maillat, D. (eds). Argumentation and inference. Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Argumentation, Fribourg 2017. London: College Publications.
  2. Ozols, D., Maillat, D. & Oswald, S. 2016. “Repetition as context selection constraint: A study in the cognitive underpinnings of persuasion”. In Mohammed, D. & Lewiński, M. (eds), Argumentation and Reasoned Action: Proceedings of the 1st
    European Conference on Argumentation, Lisbon, 2015. Vol. I. London: College Publications, 547-566.
  3. Oswald, S. 2016a. “What about perlocution? Commentary on Lewiński’s How to conclude practical argument in a multi-party debate”. In Mohammed, D. & Lewiński, M. (eds), Argumentation and Reasoned Action: Proceedings of the 1st
    European Conference on Argumentation, Lisbon, 2015. Vol. I. London: College Publications, 421-429.
  4. Oswald, S. 2016b. “Conspiracy and bias: argumentative features and persuasiveness of conspiracy theories”. In Bondy, P., & Benacquista, L. (eds). Argumentation, Objectivity, and Bias: Proceedings of the 11th International
    Conference of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA), 18-21 May 2016. Windsor, ON: OSSA,
    1-16.
  5. Oswald, S. 2016c. “Commentary on “Eliminating Gender-, Racial- and Age-Biases in Medical Diagnostic Reasoning”. In Bondy, P., & Benacquista, L. (eds). Argumentation, Objectivity, and Bias: Proceedings of the 11th International
    Conference of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA), 18-21 May 2016. Windsor, ON: OSSA,
    1-8.
  6. Oswald, S. & Hart, C. 2013. “Trust based on bias: Cognitive constraints on source-related fallacies”. In Mohammed, D., & Lewiński, M. (eds). Virtues of Argumentation. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA), 22-26 May 2013. Windsor, ON: OSSA, 1-13.
  7. Oswald, S. 2013. “Commentary on: Frank Zenker’s “Know thy biases! Bringing argumentative virtues to the classroom””. In Mohammed, D., & Lewiński, M. (eds). Virtues of Argumentation. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA), 22-26 May 2013. Windsor, ON: OSSA, 1-7.

 

PhD Thesis

Oswald, S. 2010 (unpublished). Pragmatics of uncooperative and manipulative communication. PhD dissertation, ms., University of Neuchâtel, 423p.