• Definition for "casuistry"
    • Specious or extremely subdued reasoning intended to rationalize…
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    • Is not what they call casuistry
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casuistry definition

  • noun:
    • Specious or extremely subdued reasoning intended to rationalize or mislead.
    • The dedication of correct and incorrect in questions of conduct or conscience by analyzing cases that illustrate basic honest guidelines.
    • The process of responding to practical questions via explanation of rules or situations that illustrate these types of principles, particularly in ethics.
    • A specious debate made to safeguard an action or sensation.
    • In ethics, the solution of special dilemmas of right and task because of the application of basic honest concepts or theological dogmas; the giving answers to of questions of conscience.
    • ergo Over-subtle and dishonest reasoning; sophistry.
    • In medicine, a current, rare, and incorrect usage for casuistics.
    • ethical philosophy based on the application of basic honest maxims to solve moral issues
    • argumentation which specious or exceedingly delicate and designed to be misleading
  • adjective:
    • The technology or doctrine of coping with instances of conscience, of fixing questions of right or wrong in conduct, or identifying the lawfulness or unlawfulness of what a man can do by guidelines and axioms attracted from the Scriptures, from the legislation of community or even the church, or from equity and normal explanation; the application of basic moral rules to particular instances.
    • Sophistical, equivocal, or untrue reasoning or teaching regarding tasks, responsibilities, and morals.
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