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Argumentum ad lazarum

Argumentum
ad
lazarum
is an acrostic for aal.

Definition of the noun Argumentum Ad Lazarum

What does Argumentum Ad Lazarum mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. An appeal to poverty; the logical fallacy of thinking a conclusion is correct because the speaker is poor.

Explanation

Argumentum ad lazarum or appeal to poverty is the informal fallacy of thinking a conclusion is correct because the speaker is poor, or it is incorrect because the speaker is rich. It is named after Lazarus, a beggar in a New Testament parable who receives his reward in the afterlife.

  • also known as 訴諸貧賤

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Google previewHow to Win Every Argument (2015)

The Use and Abuse of Logic by Madsen Pirie

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Video shows what argumentum ad Lazarum means. An appeal to poverty, the logical fallacy of thinking a conclusion is correct because the speaker is poor.

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