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Criticisms of Casuistry

  • Martin CalkinsEmail author
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Part of the Issues in Business Ethics book series (IBET, volume 42)

Abstract

Despite prior predominantly positive portrayals of casuistry, the following reading tackles the accusations that casuistry lacks moral force, is unstructured, conventional and insular, subjective, lax, and inferior to modern principle-based methods. It then explores each criticism in depth, compares casuistry to its alternatives, and argues for casuistry as a viable method for moral problem solving.

Keywords

Ford Motor Company Formal Authority Core Case Moral Force Moral Expert 
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© Springer Netherlands 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management and MarketingUniversity of Massachusetts, Boston College of ManagementBostonUSA

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