ad hominem

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

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It is, in his words, 'an adhominem argument', the target of which is any enquirer after truth.
At the ordinary level, [the pure scholar] will exorcize his spleen in the adhominem nastiness of a book review, in the arsenic of a footnote.
With that regard, examine AdHominem.htm.