The Abuse of Casuistry
A History of Moral Reasoning
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Abuse of Casuistry by Albert R. Jonsen
Book DescriptionIn 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520069602
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 22-Jan-1990
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Albert R. Jonsen
Albert R. Jonsen is Professor of Ethics in Medicine and Chairman, Department of Medical Humanities, University of Washington School of Medicine. Stephen Toulmin is Avalon Foundation Professor of the Humanities at Northwestern University.
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