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Synonyms for casuistic

of or relating to or practicing casuistry


of or relating to the use of ethical principles to resolve moral problems


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Interactions with clinical manifestations involving digoxin and other drugs were frequent in the casuistic investigated and are relevant in elderly care.
The slow evolutionary and casuistic fiduciary jurisprudence could, at least in part, be characterized by the maxim ubi remedium ibi jus (where there is a remedy, there is a right) (189) as opposed to the maxim ubi jus ibi remedium (where there is a right, there is a remedy).
(16) Beginning in the sixteenth century, however, such an act-centered teleology was mitigated in casuistic accommodation to the new economic realities, yet the prohibition did not simply lapse into desuetude.
"I do not like to descend into reflections that are so casuistic when people are dying," he continued.
See Eisenstein, "The Development of Jewish Casuistic Literature in America," PAJHS 12 (1904): 139-48
A legal system which would be coherent only to a small degree would be dysfunctional, as illustrated by those historical legal systems which were highly casuistic.
The author has organized the main body of her text in five chapters devoted to the casuistic approach to international criminal law, practical and theoretical reflections on the policy underlying crimes against humanity, the pluralism in theories of liability, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
In the studied casuistic, the commitments for the category of diagnosis "schizophrenia or other psychotic disorders" are predominant (60,4 %), mental and behavioral disorders due to the consumption of psychoactive substances (17,8 %) an delirium, dementia or other cognitive disorders (9,4 %) (Table 1).
John Paul tells us that, rather than allowing himself to become ensnared in the juridical or casuistic complexities of the issue, Jesus chooses instead to refer his interlocutors to the "beginning," to the first chapters of Genesis, (7) as the place to look for God's revelation on the question of divorce.
When I complained to the Programme Leader that I had been penalised for holding contrarian views, and that the department was not upholding the university's policy of freedom of thought, she defended her colleague in casuistic fashion:
Thus, didacticism simply cannot survive this casuistic sensitivity--this awareness, that is, of the difficulty of adjusting precept, legal or moral, to concrete disclosures of unpredictable and messy circumstance.
Perhaps there is a strong secondary market in used theology books, but there is also the possibility that theologians are more apt to rationalize their unauthorized borrowing through casuistic gymnastics.
Professor Honnold here dismisses "last shot" theories as casuistic and unfair.