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Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development

Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development

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

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • 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.

  • 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.