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cas·ui·stry

(kăz'wĭ-strē),
A decision-making method used in biomedical ethics; based on previous experience with similar cases.
[L. casus, case]
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Each of these casuistries reflects larger denial goals (explained above).
In "Casuistries of War and Peace," a shortened version of a longer article that originally appeared in the London Review of Books, Anderson offers what some readers may find a surprising point of view about the arms inspections/sanctions debate within the United Nations.