|Every four years ISSA organizes an international conference in Amsterdam, where ISSA members and others interested in argumentation meet. The ISSA conferences attract a growing number of scholars from every part of the world, representing all kinds of approaches to argumentation and a wide range of academic disciplines: philosophy, (speech) communication, psychology, law, linguistics, classical and modern rhetoric, formal and informal logic, critical thinking, discourse analysis, pragmatics, and artificial intelligence.
The 9th Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation will take place in Amsterdam in 2018.
The International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA) was founded at the end of the First International Conference on Argumentation held at the University of Amsterdam in 1986. ISSA’s main goals are: