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  • n. Plural form of casuist.

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Examples

  • By recalling casuists to the study of their classic authors he restored casuistry itself to the place its importance and dignity demanded.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • _ Stephano and Trinculo, almost alone among Shakespeare's rascals, are drawn without geniality, and Sludge is the only one of Browning's "casuists" whom he treats with open scorn.

    Robert Browning

  • Now is the time for the defense to rest and the casuists to open their eyes as well.

    David Vognar: Making Real Peace with the Spirit of John F. Kennedy

  • Who shall decide when doctors disagree, and soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?

    The Viognier Vendetta

  • As for the casuists, she shared their practical view of life: Deciding right or wrong on moral issues depended on the circumstances.

    The Viognier Vendetta

  • The great advantage of “international law” for casuists is of course that it does not exist.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • In 1679 Pope Innocent XI publicly condemned sixty-five of the more radical propositions stricti mentalis, taken chiefly from the writings of Escobar, Francisco Suárez and other casuists as propositiones laxorum moralistarum and forbade anyone to teach them under penalty of excommunication.

    The Society of Scholastics -- online courses about to start

  • "In 1679 Pope Innocent XI publicly condemned sixty-five of the more radical propositions stricti mentalis, taken chiefly from the writings of Escobar, Francisco Suárez and other casuists as propositiones laxorum moralistarum and forbade anyone to teach them under penalty of excommunication."

    The Society of Scholastics -- online courses about to start

  • “You are subtle casuists, you men of Bale,” answered the

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Deep reasoners, however, when they are also nice casuists, frequently resolve with a tardiness which renders their resolutions of no effect: this was the case with Cecilia; the same morning that she came down stairs prepared to meet with firmness the blow which she believed awaited her,

    Cecilia

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