Ad Hominem

  • John Woods
Part of the Applied Logic Series book series (APLS, volume 32)


In the previous chapter, I mentioned a class of ad hominem arguments which I said that I would deal with later. I called them “refutation-ad hominems” They are the business of the present chapter.


Philosophical Argument Valid Argument True Instruction Reductio Argument Sophistical Refutation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Woods
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  1. 1.The Abductive Systems GroupUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceKing’s CollegeLondonEngland
  3. 3.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of LethbridgeCanada

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