Casuistry as common law morality.

  • Norbert Paulo
  • Published 2015 in Theoretical medicine and bioethics


This article elaborates on the relation between ethical casuistry and common law reasoning. Despite the frequent talk of casuistry as common law morality, remarks on this issue largely remain at the purely metaphorical level. The article outlines and scrutinizes Albert Jonsen and Stephen Toulmin's version of casuistry and its basic elements. Drawing lessons… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11017-015-9343-7


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@article{Paulo2015CasuistryAC, title={Casuistry as common law morality.}, author={Norbert Paulo}, journal={Theoretical medicine and bioethics}, year={2015}, volume={36 6}, pages={373-89} }