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Kohlberg & Gilligan's Theories of Moral Development

Kohlberg & Gilligan's Theories of Moral Development

Author: Laura Riness
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This lesson will explain how moral values are acquired through the examination of the stages of Kohlberg's theory of moral development.

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Terms to Know
  • Conventional

    Second level of moral development - focused on what society expects, rules

  • Kohlberg

    Lawrence Kohlberg, studied moral development

  • Postconventional

    Third level of moral development - focused on universal principles and social contracts, individuals have differing views.

  • Preconventional

    First level of moral development - focused on consequences, self-centered