Casuistry in a Pluralistic Society

  • Stephen S. HansonEmail author
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 103)


The medieval practice of casuistry , the practice of case-based reasoning by analogy to similar cases, has been revived as another means of addressing moral conflicts in medical cases.


Medical Ethic Moral Theory Clinical Ethic Paradigm Case Moral Claim 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA

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