Casuistry | Define Casuistry at Dictionary.com

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Casuistry, n.

1. Specious or excessively subtle reasoning intended to rationalize or mislead.
2. The determination of right and wrong in questions of conduct or conscience by analyzing cases that illustrate general ethical rules.

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