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appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason)

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In a nutshell, they do not head a service since the institution, being ad personam, confers all powers granted by the law to the individual.
Lorsque la liaison entre la personne et l'acte debouche sur une opposition, l'argument ad personam constitue alors, par l'incompatibilite ainsi avancee, la disqualification de la personne.
They would like to thank the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue (funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada), the European Commission (Jean Monnet Chair Ad Personam held by Amy Verdun), the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC Study Team Grant), and the Quebec Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat (Research Support Program on Intergovernmental Affairs and Quebec Identity) for their support of this project over the past three years.
En el ambito de la teoria de la argumentacion, el argumento ad personam es un "ataque contra la persona del adversario que tiende, principalmente, a descalificarlo" (Perelman y Olbrechts-Tyteca, 1989, p.
Desde 2001 se han aprobado 17 leyes y decretos ad personam.
Since 1990, 150 Jean Monnet centres of excellence, 825 Jean Monnet chairs (including ad personam chairs) and about 1,000 Jean Monnet modules have been granted, according to an official from the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) in charge of the programme.
Even during the famous altercation between the two men, which is clouded by obscurity, Fronto promises Marcus that he will not attack Herodes ad personam (Ad M.
So he's at it again: making laws ad personam to protect himself and his business interests.
Pero entonces resulta que entender por propiedad aquello que solo por derecho es nuestro, necesariamente mediatiza la propiedad y la deja constituida como un ius ad personam, es decir, por una relacion concreta con otras personas (23).
When a prime minister is on trial for criminal charges as serious as corrupting judges; when, with utter disregard for any conflict of interest standards, he maintains control of all but one of the country's national TV channels and a sizable piece of its publishing industry while holding office; when virtually the only laws he passes are ad personam measures that promote his own business and legal interests; when he noisily attacks the judiciary and journalists who dare to criticize him; when he makes grievous faux pas in foreign policy--when Berlusconi does all these things and more, one naturally begins to worry about the state of Italian democracy.
In this light Goethe's attack on Newton makes some sense, but a faint whiff of hypocrisy still adheres to it, and Stephenson's apologia for the polemic on the grounds that it was rhetorically ad hominem rather than vindictively ad personam is unconvincing.
Mr Ip Kwok-him is appointed as an ad personam member and as Deputy Chairperson of the Licensing Board.
40 of the models have been purchased worldwide, each customised individually and produced to the customer's personal tastes through Lamborghini's Ad Personam program, with the carmaker promising to make all US deliveries by the end of 2017.
These members would be nominated ad personam according to a transparent procedure similar to that used by the ERC Scientific Council.