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Lawrence Kohlberg

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1927–87)

Lawrence Kohlberg was born on 25 October 1927 in Bronxville, New York, and committed suicide by throwing himself into the frigid Atlantic waters of the Boston Harbor on...

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Lawrence Kohlberg

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1927–87)

Lawrence Kohlberg was born on 25 October 1927 in Bronxville, New York, and committed suicide by throwing himself into the frigid Atlantic waters of the Boston Harbor on...

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Kohlberg, Lawrence (1927–87)

John William ates.

in The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1473 words.

Lawrence Kohlberg was born on 25 October 1927 in Bronxville, New York, and committed suicide by throwing himself into the

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Kohlberg stage n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 79 words.

Any of the three stages of moral development, each divided into two levels, proposed by the US psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg

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Kohlberg stage n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 79 words.

Any of the three stages of moral development, each divided into two levels, proposed by the US psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg

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Kohlberg’s Theory

John C. Gibbs.

in Moral Development and Reality

September 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 8543 words.

This chapter examines Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of morality. It first considers Kohlberg's use of Jean Piaget's work and the stage-developmental writings of John Dewey to fashion a...

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Kohlberg stage

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Any of the three stages of moral development, each divided into two levels, proposed by the US psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg (1927–87) on the basis of research in which he confronted...

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Conclusion

John C. Gibbs.

in Moral Development and Reality

September 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 9278 words.

This chapter explores growth beyond the superficial in morality. Drawing on the theories of Lawrence Kohlberg, Martin Hoffman, and Jonathan Haidt, it describes motivationally and...

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 ECOLOGICAL SUBJECTIVITY IN THE MAKING

Lorraine Code.

in Ecological Thinking

April 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy. 13187 words.

This is the first of three chapters that develop the conception of subjectivity on which the book’s argument relies. It shows that the model of developmental psychology, originating with...

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“The Right” and Moral Development

John C. Gibbs.

in Moral Development and Reality

September 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 21267 words.

This chapter examines the fundamental themes of Lawrence Kohlberg's cognitive developmental approach to morality. It first assesses Kohlberg's contextualization of moral development within...

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Formal operational thought, moral development, and identity

Peter K. Smith.

in Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction

May 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development. 4135 words.

Cognitive development occurs throughout childhood, and it is marked by advances in perceptual abilities, short- and long-term memory, ability to focus attention selectively, and reasoning...

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Introduction

John C. Gibbs.

in Moral Development and Reality

September 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 8530 words.

This book explores the development of justice and caring, especially as seen through the theories of Lawrence Kohlberg and Martin Hoffman. It considers whether moral development, including...

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What Is Morality?

Dennis L. Krebs.

in The Origins of Morality

August 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology. 7158 words.

This chapter reviews attempts to define morality. It advances the argument that in order to define morality, we must understand what it means to people in their everyday lives. It reviews...

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Moral Development and Reality

John C. Gibbs.

June 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 392 pages.

Moral Development and Reality explores the nature of morality, moral development, social behavior, and human connection. By comparing, contrasting, and going beyond the...

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Deontology and the Superego

in Moral Stealth

February 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 3938 words.

Deontology refers to one's obligations and personal imperatives, the language used to inform these, and their origin and development. Most analysts and therapists claim that the concept of...

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Moral Development and Reality

John C. Gibbs.

September 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 384 pages.

This book explores the nature of moral development, human behavior, and social interconnections. It elucidates the full range of moral development, from superficial perception to a deeper...

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Moral Motivation beyond Moral Resolve

Ami Harbin.

in Disorientation and Moral Life

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Moral Philosophy. 8784 words.

This chapter introduces the concept of moral resolve: when a person acts on the basis of a moral judgment about what to do and how to do it, and with feelings of confidence about the...

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Whitehead’s Perspectivism as a Basis for Environmental Ethics and Aesthetics

Steve Odin.

in Japanese Environmental Philosophy

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 8470 words.

There exist parallels between the Buddhist concept of Indra’s Net and the notion of moral perspective-taking. According to Alfred North Whitehead’s process metaphysics, the aesthetic...

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Moral Development and Journalism

Renita Coleman.

in Journalism Ethics

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 3733 words.

This chapter looks at how people develop into ethical beings, with special emphasis on Lawrence Kohlberg's moral-development theory. It explores ethical development in the professions,...

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Moral Reasoning

Andrew Sneddon.

in Like-Minded

August 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 15180 words.

This chapter explores moral reasoning and argues that it is widely realized, taking place centrally and literally (but not solely) between people. It first provides a sketch of the Wide...

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Moral Development, Moral Identity, and Prosocial Behavior

John C. Gibbs.

in Moral Development and Reality

September 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 10046 words.

This chapter examines some of the variables that account for individual differences in the likelihood of prosocial behavior. Drawing on the theories of Lawrence Kohlberg, Martin Hoffman,...

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