Ad Hominem Argument
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Definition of the noun Ad Hominem Argument
What does Ad Hominem Argument mean as a name of something?
- [logic] A type of fallacious argument in which the attempt is made to refute a theory or belief by discrediting the person(s) who advocate that theory or belief.
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Knowledge As Design (2013)
by David N. Perkins
Ad hominem argument means impugning another's argument unfairly by ...
by Robert Saba
An ad hominem argument is a personal attack—“against the man” rather than the view or position that the “man” supports. For example, the documentary movie An Inconvenient Truth features former Vice President Al Gore making a case ...
by Elmar Waibl
argumentum ad hominem n ' ad hominem argument (lan, log) < argumentum ad personam argumentum ad ignorantlam n ' nt, argument from ignorance ...
by Bill Cooke
AD HOMINEM ARGUMENT. A very common and completely unacceptable form of argument which involves criticizing one's opponent rather than the argument one's opponent is putting forward. Strictly speaking, the ...
by Robert M. Martin
One form of this is the AD HOMINEM argument. genius, evil See EVIL GENIUS. genus / species For philosophers, not just biological hierarchical divisions, but divisions anywhere.
by Toby Widdicombe, James M. Morris, Andrea Kross
The classic ad hominem argument if ever there was one. Yet the utopian dream has continued to live on in people's hearts from ancient times to the present. It deserves study for just this reason: longevity. It deserves study, too, because many ...
by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield
'an ad hominem argument'. Other types of argument include argumentum ad crumenam (purse), one touching the hearer's pocket; ...
by Donald J. Zeyl
,the intended resultbeing epochê, orasapurely ad hominem argument, designed to show the ...
From 1600 to the Present by John R. Shook
“An Ad Hominem Argument from Evil for Belief in God,” in A Companion to the Problem of Evil, ed. Justin McBrayer and Daniel HowardSnyder (Malden, Mass., 2013), pp. 160–173. Further Reading Oxford Comp Phil Bitar, Ray P. Hope and ...
by Maqbool Ahmad
Circumstantial ad hominem argument. An informal fallacy in which the ad hominem attack against the opponent is based upon special circumstances associated with that person. Circumvallate paplillae. The structures toward the back of the ...
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Ad hominem argument Meaning
Video shows what ad hominem argument means. A type of fallacious argument in which the attempt is made to refute a theory or belief by discrediting the ...