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How to enhance people’s critical thinking skills? The researchers at LANCAR hope to contribute by developing linguistically advanced models of argument processing and assessment. In several cross-disciplinary projects, traditional insights from the history and philosophy of argument are combined with cutting-edge theories and research methods from various subfields of linguistics.

Key objectives

The researchers involved in LANCAR aim:


Please consult the news page on the LANCAR website for the latest info on research seminars and feedback sessions for students.

Coordinator and group members

Monique Flecken, Federico Gobbo, José Plug, Menno Reijven, Bertus van Rooy, Jean Wagemans (coordinator)

Website of the group

For more information, please visit the LANCAR website.

Visual presentation of LANCAR