Casuistry and Its Communitarian Critics

@article{Kuczewski1994CasuistryAI,
  title={Casuistry and Its Communitarian Critics},
  author={M. Kuczewski},
  journal={Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={4},
  pages={116 - 99}
}
  • M. Kuczewski
  • Published 1994
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal
  • Communitarian critics have derided case-based reasoning for ignoring the need to arrive at a shared hierarchy of goods prior to case resolution. They claim that such a failure means that casuistry depends on either a naive metaphysical realism or an ethical conventionalism. Casuistry does embrace a certain unobjectionable moral realism and can require appeals to narrative histories, but despite this dependence on the surrounding culture, casuists possess a way to remain critical of society… CONTINUE READING
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