[lbo-talk] Von Hayek was wrong
cbcox at ilstu.edu
Wed Apr 6 17:06:27 PDT 2011
On 4/4/2011 8:39 PM, // ravi w
> Thank you, boss. I accept all compliments! :-) And as for your query: does what happen a lot? Arguing against the person and that sort of thing? You would be surprised how prevalent it is. There ought to be a vaccination against it.
There is no logical error that is more offensive than an ad hominem
argument -- or even a whiff of one.
And strangely enough, there have been on this list highly educated
people who did not know the diference between an ad hminem argument and
a personal attack; and while the latter is rudee, the former marks
someone with no intellectual interests.
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