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ad hominem argument

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  • noun 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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  • Countering an opponent's argument by attacking the opponent, rather than the argument he makes. (from WordCraft)

    May 20, 2008