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Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development

Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson will list, define, and discuss the stages of Lawrence Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development.

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Terms to Know
Carol Gilligan's Theory of Gender and Moral Development

Gilligan expanded on Kohlberg's work and argued that boys and girls develop different standards of morality. Boys emphasize a justice perspective, relying on formal rules to define right and wrong, and girls emphasize a care and responsibility perspective, judging situations based on interpersonal dynamics.

Lawrence Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development

Theory of how people develop moral reasoning, or the ability to decipher right and wrong, that has three levels: 1) Preconventional level; 2) Conventional level; 3) Post-Conventional level.