The Abuse of Casuistry - A History of Moral Reasoning

Author(s): Albert R. Jonsen; Stephen E. Toulmin

Philosophy

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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General Fields

  • : 9780520069602
  • : University of California Press
  • : University of California Press
  • : January 1990
  • : 2.489 Centimeters X 15.6 Centimeters X 22.9 Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 432
  • : Albert R. Jonsen; Stephen E. Toulmin
  • : Paperback