The Abuse of Casuistry: A History of Moral Reasoning
University of California Press, 1988 - Medical - 420 pages
In this engaging study, the authors put casuistry into its historical context, tracing the origin of moral reasoning in antiquity, its peak during the sixteenth and early seventeenth century, and its subsequent fall into disrepute from the mid-seventeenth century.
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This book is a good reference that analyses the methodological structure of casuistic argument, its historic and modern day application.
Theory and Practice
The Roots of Casuistry in Antiquity
Philosopher Orator Legislator
The Canonists and Confessors
Texts Authors and Methods
The Case of the Insulted
The Achievement of Casuistry
After The Provincial Letters
Philosophy and the Springs of Morality
The Revival of Casuistry
The Case of Equivocation