Socrates On Those Who Confuse Name-Calling With Actual Debate

Socrates thought using ad-hominem in debates was essentially a concession of defeat by a bad debater.

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser."

Socrates (470 BC - 399 BC)

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