The Abuse of Casuistry: A History of Moral Reasoning

Philosophy and Rhetoric 24 (1):76-80 (1988)
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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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