Definición de casuistry en inglés:

casuistry

Silabificación: cas·u·ist·ry
Pronunciación: /ˈkaZHo͞oəstrē
 
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sustantivo

  • 1The use of clever but unsound reasoning, especially in relation to moral questions; sophistry.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • It speaks on its own accord, barking out those cheap casuistries and cliches that you use like so many crutches.
    • He seems to confuse good governance with ‘political bullying’, and should take lessons in casuistry from someone.
    • No doubt it may be said that this is mere casuistry and does not meet the objection that a person who has or believes he has a good defence may still feel under pressure to plead guilty.
    Sinónimos
  • 1.1The resolving of moral problems by the application of theoretical rules to particular instances.
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    • Impartial rule theory, casuistry, and virtue ethics are all consistent with rather than rivals of a principle-based account when it is properly conceived.
    • The historical origins of double effect as a tenet of Catholic casuistry might provide a similar explanation for the unity of its applications.
    • The power of casuistry derives not from the application of maxims or the calculation of debts but from the responsive appreciation of other people's thinking; for Maurice, this is to say that it relies on guides and exemplars.

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