Unformatted text preview: -For example, referring to the defendant as “the murderer” in a murder trial.-Whether he is the murderer is the question under debate.-Can be flattering as well as insulting. “All right-thinking people are opposed to pornography.”-calling them “right-thinking people” presumes they are right to condemn pornography, but that is what is in question. c...
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- Spring '11
- Ad hominem, Argumentum ad baculum, right-thinking people