Argumentum



(def 3).
Historical Examples

It is incomprehensible; or, as St. Paul says, the argumentum non apparentium.
What is Property? P. J. Proudhon

It is an ‘argumentum ad ignorantiam’—take this explanation or be ignorant.
The Origin of Species Thomas H. Huxley

But this, I suppose, is the argumentum ad gubernatorem—to frighten the governor.
The History of Mary Prince Mary Prince

The next time, sir, I will respond with the argumentum baculinum.
Crotchet Castle Thomas Love Peacock

You have nobly substituted the argumentum ab humanitate for the argumentum ad hominem, which you so justly condemn.
Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume VIII (of 20) Charles Sumner

It was an argumentum ad hominem, and drawn from a popular faith.
Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers Thomas De Quincey

It was a masterful bit of hypocritical eloquence, of argumentum ad hominem; but it was made to simple and illiterate hearers.
The Code of the Mountains Charles Neville Buck

And much the same may be said for the argumentum ad verecundiam.
Logic Carveth Read

argumentum ad misericordiam—An appeal to the mercy of your adversary.
Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood

This is an argumentum ad scholam, and pushes too far the demand for consistency.
Logic Carveth Read

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