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Michael Gilbert

Michael A. Gilbert was born and raised in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, NY. He emigrated to Canada in 1968, and received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada in 1974. After teaching for two years at the University of Toronto, he moved to York University in Toronto where he is now full Professor of Philosophy. His books in argumentation are How to Win an Argument, now in a third edition, in 1997 the monograph Coalescent Argumentation, and most recently his book Arguing with People, published in 2014 by Broadview Press. His work is focused on Argumentation Theory, and also Gender & Transgender Theory. Two recent major publications are “Natural Normativity: Argumentation Theory as an Engaged Discipline,” in the journal Informal Logic in 2007, and “Defeating Bigenderism: Changing gender assumptions in the 21st century,” which appeared in Hypatia in the summer of 2009. He lives in Toronto with his wife and their granddaughter Emma, their two dogs, Pickles and Noulli, and Pounce the cat. All his journal articles (including a number ins Spanish) can be found here

Título de la ponencia: "Romancing the Latin: Multi-aspectual argument and the Latin soul"