Experiential Sources of Moral Theology (Conscience (Not an excuse for…
Pinckaers seems to have a negative view of the current use of the conscience. He seems to have a negative view on how contemporary theologians are using the conscience as an excuse to permit any immoral action. Of course, one must form his or her conscience, but in the end, one must trust one's conscience. I do not think that his suspicion is helpful in this discussion of discernment and conscience.
Pinckaers is scarce in his covering of the traditional principles such as Double Effect and Totality in this book. He does cover it in more detail in his larger work, so I read that section as well. These principles are necessary to understand moral theology.