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A decision-making method used in biomedical ethics; based on previous experience with similar cases.
[L. casus, case]
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As a result, the essential components of what constituted the pair man-woman became rather foreign to the art and craft of the comedia, especially onstage, where the dramatic conflict frequently unfolded into scenarios where the binary foundation of literature, society, and humanity was interrogated and casuistry became a central tool for dramatic conflict development and resolution.
For if religion's finite mediations are the objects of faith, and if the sacramental presence of the holy is suppressed, religion is simply "about" the creed, the hierarchy, the book, the cosmology, the ritual, the casuistry, the sacralized nation-state.
He is, of course, considering casuistry in the religious or moral sense, and not, primarily, conscience in law.
They will argue the casuistry of these things and even change their notions over time quite radically.
The influence of configuration and location of ruptured distal cerebral anterior artery aneurysms on their treatment modality and results: analysis of our casuistry and literature review
s casuistry of detailed act distinctions, and that moral dilemmas would be better addressed in more personalist and holistic ways.
He said: "Deputy Pearse Doherty's piece of casuistry reminded me of Bart Simpson's defence, 'We didn't do it, nobody told us, we weren't there, it was the other people'.
Under the auspices of the Jesuit-educated Ferdinando, who was first a cardinal and then Duke of Mantua from 1613 to 1626, members of the Jesuit college established "the Public Academy of Mantua" in 1624, and oversaw a curriculum that included "rhetoric, poetry, logic, natural philosophy and metaphysics, moral philosophy, mathematics, casuistry, Scripture, and theology" (p.
This edition has revised and updated chapters on philosophy, religion and theology, virtue and professionalism, casuistry and clinical ethics, law, history, qualitative research, ethnography, quantitative surveys, experimental methods, and economics and decision science.
Neither contemporary conventional morality, nor any of the available moral theories, provides adequate support for the deliverances of the "wisdom of repugnance" in this area, nor do they support casuistry capable of distinguishing torture from (sometimes legitimate) forms of rough treatment.
Included is a panoramic view of the history of mental health theory and practice from the sixteenth-century Aristotelian de anima renaissance and moral casuistry, which connected moral comportment with one's spiritual health, to later bourgeois psychiatry, Mesmerism, and, in a provocative closing excursus, to Freud's interest in seventeenth-century demonology.