Re: [OPE-L] an ad hominem response

From: glevy@PRATT.EDU
Date: Sat Apr 15 2006 - 12:16:01 EDT

> I think it is very simple - the ad hominem argument is one designed to
> appeal to people's sensitivities, as opposed to strict logic. It is of
> course frequently used when there is no good logical argument but there
> may be. Marx is saying even if you don't follow my logic the facts
> themselves cry out that there is something amiss.

Hi Chris (and Mike L and Hans):

This makes sense to me.  Could the 'ad hominem argument' then be thought
of as being an example of vorstellung?

In solidarity, Jerry

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