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Definition of Casuistry

Casuistry
Casuistry Cas"u*ist*ry, a. 1. The science or doctrine of dealing with cases of conscience, of resolving questions of right or wrong in conduct, or determining the lawfulness or unlawfulness of what a man may do by rules and principles drawn from the Scriptures, from the laws of society or the church, or from equity and natural reason; the application of general moral rules to particular cases. The consideration of these nice and puzzling question in the science of ethics has given rise, in modern times, to a particular department of it, distinguished by the title of casuistry. --Stewart. Casuistry in the science of cases (i.e., oblique deflections from the general rule). --De Quincey. 2. Sophistical, equivocal, or false reasoning or teaching in regard to duties, obligations, and morals.

Meaning of Casuistry from wikipedia

- In ethics, casuistry (/ˈkæzjuɪstri/ KAZ-ew-iss-tree) is a process of reasoning that s****s to resolve moral problems by extracting or extending theoretical...
- this time, he collaborated with Albert R. Jonsen to write The Abuse of Casuistry: A History of Moral Reasoning (1988), which demonstrates the procedures...
- Puritan casuistry is a genre of British religious literature, in the general area of moral theology, and recognised as founded about 1600. The work A...
- known as casuistry. Casuistry does not begin with theory, rather it starts with the immediate facts of a real and concrete case. While casuistry makes use...
- Cicero, in book III of his De Officiis. In the Christian tradition of casuistry, an approach to abstract ranking of principles introduced by Bartolomé...
- Rhetoric Review Rhetoric Society Quarterly (RSQ) XChanges Artes liberales Casuistry Civic humanism Chironomia Composition studies Conversation theory Critical...
- custom and precedent. The form of reasoning used in common law is known as casuistry or case-based reasoning. The common law, as applied in civil cases (as...
- it is justice that should prevail. The doctrine is a special branch of casuistry (case-based reasoning) developed in the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance...
- practice of compulsory confession led to the development of manuals of casuistry, the application of ethical principles to detailed cases of conscience...
- editor for the following works: The text of casuistry in the Renaissance - Volume 1 (1989), The text of casuistry in the Renaissance - Volume 2 (1989), Sodomscapes:...