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Ad Hominem

Re Ramseyer controversy--see Crimson article.

Hosaka Yuji's "Mitsubishi Professor" response doesn't count as support for an allegation. Now that I think about it, it's interesting as Ad Hominem compounded by Guilt by Association compounded by Stereotyping. It's ad hominem because even if Ramseyer is a Bad Man, that doesn't respond to his arguments. It's Guilt by Association because even if Mitsubishi Co. is a Bad Company that doesn't mean Ramseyer is. It's Stereotyping because it assumes that Mitsubishi is Bad because it's a Japanese company.