Latin Named after Lazarus, a beggar in the New Testament who receives his reward in the afterlife.
argumentum ad Lazarum
- An appeal to poverty; the logical fallacy of thinking a conclusion is correct because the speaker is poor.
- Pirie, Madsen. How to Win Every Argument: The Use and Abuse of Logic. Continuum International Publishing Group: 2006. p. 104. ISBN 0826490069