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- (manner) Using casuistry or casuistics.
- He approached the moral dilemma casuistically, not abstractly from first principles.
- (domain) From the perspective of casuistics or casuistry.
1967, Satyananda, World ethics:
- Those ideals are casuistically the best whose realisations lead to least number of other ideals sacrificed.
1978, Philip E. Devine,:
- Rule-utilitarian arguments — arguments that proceed from the consequences of our moral rules rather than of our individual acts — are casuistically very powerful.
1987, Harold Bloom, William Shakespeare's measure for measure:
- She would then be — casuistically, I suppose, and legally, without doubt — worse off than the seduced Isabella: for Isabella would have submitted to Angelo without consent of the will
2006, Inazo Nitob, Bushido, the Soul of Japan, page 22:
- Critics may point out flaws in this story, which is casuistically vulnerable