An example of ad hominem fallacy would be to claim someone cannot argue the benefits of vegetarianism because he is currently enjoying a steak. An ad hominem attack is one that foc...
An ad hominem (Latin for "to the man" or "to the person"), short for argumentum
ad hominem, is an attack on an argument made by attacking the character, ...
Ad hominem attacks can take the form of overtly attacking somebody, or more
subtly casting doubt on their character or personal attributes as a way to discredit
An Ad Hominem is a general category of fallacies in which a claim or argument is
rejected on the basis of some irrelevant fact about the author of or the person ...
Definition: Ad hominem
is a Latin term meaning "to the man". It is short for "argumentum ad hominem
" which refers to an argument against a man. An argument that is ad hominem
is one that has deviated from the claims being made and has instead focused on the person mak... More »
Ad-hominem definition, appealing to one's prejudices, emotions, or special
interests rather than to one's intellect or reason. See more.
adjective ad ho·mi·nem \(ˈ)ad-ˈhä-mə-ˌnem, -nəm\. Definition of AD HOMINEM.
1. : appealing to feelings or prejudices rather than intellect. 2. : marked by or ...
argumentum ad hominem. (also known as: personal abuse, personal attacks,
abusive fallacy, damning the source, name calling, needling [form of], refutation
Describes and gives examples of the informal logical fallacy of ad hominem.
An attack upon an opponent in order to discredit their arguement or opinion. Ad
hominems are used by immature and/or unintelligent people because t...