Friday, November 27, 2009

Ad Hominem

One of the vocabulary terms from my "Jefferson was a putz" lecture was "ad hominem."

Ad hominem arguments are generally the sign of a weak position - if you can't rebut the evidence of the other side, you attack the speaker personally.

The classic SNL ad hominem argument.

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