How ad hominem arguments can demolish appeals to authority | Curio

How ad hominem arguments can demolish appeals to authority

8 mins | Jul 15, 2019

"You do it - so why shouldn't I?" - turns out this argument is smarter than you might think. The media (and your parents) might think ad hominem arguments are bad. But, Moti Mizrahi writing in Aeon Magazine looks at why they can be a good thing, especially when construed as rebuttals to appeals to authority.

publisher logo

From Aeon magazine