Ad Hominem

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Ad Hominem

[Latin, To the person.] A term used in debate to denote an argument made personally against an opponent, instead of against the opponent's argument.

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En el caso colombiano, encontramos que si bien hay una suerte de convergencia predominante entre una matriz de cultura politica autoritaria y ultraconservadora, por un lado, y el abuso del argumento ad personam, por el otro, el recurso al insulto y al ataque personal no es privativo de los agentes politicos y sociales que comparten dicha matriz, sino que acompana con intensidad variable las funciones estrategicas de legitimacion y deslegitimacion (Chilton & Schaffner, 2000) que despliegan los usuarios/lectores que adscriben a otras matrices de cultura politica que interactuan en el escenario colombiano, las cuales hemos denominado de un modo general--siguiendo a Alvarez, Dagnino y Escobar (2001)--como culturas politicas alternativas, de la protesta y la resistencia.
In other words, the chair is not attached to the person, as distinct from the Jean Monnet ad personam chair.
As the newly elected Premier at the start of the new millennium he wasted two years of the nation's time and money to pass a series of laws ad personam to clear himself of charges of various forms of corruption, bribery, the creation and use of black funds, of indirect mafia ties and collusion with illegal Masonic lodges.
Lo que el ius in rem intenta ocultar es la prioridad del ius ad personam.
Mr Wai Chi-sing has been nominated for re-appointment as director on an ad personam basis for the period from August 15, 2017, to June 14, 2019.
The model is named Aventador Miura Homage that has been customised by Lamborghini's Ad Personam design studio, with the colour themes of original Miura models from the '60s and '70s.
Michel Barnier, the European Commissioner in charge of Regional Policy and responsible, ad personam, for the Institutional Reform portfolio, commented: "Earlier this year, I already mentioned that it would be useful to add a preventive mechanism to Article 7 of the Treaty on European Union.
Major organization : AD PERSONAM AZIENDA DEI SERVIZI ALLA PERSONA DEL COMUNE DI PARMA
The model was demonstrated to promote the automaker's customisation programme, called Lamborghini Ad Personam, which allows customers to customise their car with a wide range of stylistic parameters and according to their taste.
Elisabeth Tison, Head of Unit at the Directorate-General for DeDevelopment, is being transferred to the Directorate-General for External Relations as ad personam adviser for the Commission's New-York delegation.
Contract award notice: procedura aperta per l~affidamento dei servizi di assistenza ad personam ad alunni ex l.