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Moral development

an introduction
  • 548 Pages
  • 4.40 MB
  • English

Allyn and Bacon , Boston
Moral develop
StatementWilliam M. Kurtines and Jacob L. Gewirtz, editors.
ContributionsKurtines, William M., Gewirtz, Jacob L., 1924-
LC ClassificationsBF723.M54 M665 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 548 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1107624M
ISBN 100205155197
LC Control Number94032899

Lawrence Kohlberg () agreed with Piaget's () theory of moral development in principle but wanted to develop his ideas further. He used Piaget’s storytelling technique to tell people stories involving moral dilemmas. In each case, he presented a choice to be considered, for example, between the rights of some authority and the needs of some deserving individual Moral development book.

“Moral Development: Theory and Applications” is a valuable, approachable, comprehensible resource for a range of readers. I could easily see this book as a required or supplemental text for undergraduate courses in many areas of study. Beyond that obvious niche, it is well suited for self-directed lifelong learners, as well as for educators Cited by: 7.

InI was a participant in a six-week moral development summer workshop at Harvard with Dr. Kohlberg. This book, read beforehand, brilliantly outlines his theory of moral development and I've never forgotten its huge impact on me.

Indeed, Dr. Kohlberg's work was the most exciting, profound study of my by: "Moral Development is a unique book in that it so effectively provides extensive coverage of the theoretical side of moral development but also serves as a very useable guide for those who are interested in moral development from an educational or therapeutic standpoint." - Michelle Stroffolino Schmidt, PsycCRITIQUES.

The Philosophy of Moral Development: Moral Stages and the Idea of Justice (Essays on Moral Development, Volume 1) Lawrence Kohlberg.

Out of Stock. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Moral development theories are based on the work of Swiss developmental psychologist Jean Piaget ( to ).

Piaget devoted a large part of his work on epistemological studies with children with an emphasis on their moral views and understanding of right and wrong.

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Psychologists studying morality or moral development must deal with the problem of moral relativism or value neutrality, which stems from the value-laden words “moral” and “development.”Author: Takashi Naito.

Lawrence Kohlberg was an American psychologist best known for his theory of stages of moral development. He served as a professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Chicago and at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University/5(9).

Book Description. The Handbook of Moral Development is the definitive source of theory and research on the development of morality. Since the publication of the first edition, ground-breaking approaches to studying the development of morality have re-invigorated debates about what it means to conceptualize and measure morality in early childhood, how children understand.

Moral Development and Reality is a book that will inspire as well as inform. It will certainly have a significant influence on moral psychology and its applications to juvenile delinquency and. Moral development of a child is as important as their physical and cognitive development. As a parent, you don’t have to wait until your child grows up to teach them about morality.

Begin it early, and be a role model so that they can under the values better and make them an integral part of their life. This Handbook of Moral Development represents the diversity and multidisciplinary influences on current theorizing about the psychological study of moral development and the range and broad scope of topics being considered by scholars in the field.

To highlight this diversity of topics, the book is organized around conceptual themes that. All Book Search results » About the author () LAWRENCE KOHLBERG was Professr of Education and Social Psychology at Harvard University and Director of the Center for Moral Education and Development before his death in January, /5(1).

Developmental psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg built on Piaget's work to create his theory of the Stages of Moral Understanding. According to Kohlberg, young children at this age base their morality on a punishment and obedience orientation. Much like Piaget, Kohlberg believed that young children behave morally because they fear authority and try.

Ideal as a text for advanced undergraduate and/or graduate courses on moral development or moral psychology or as a supplement in courses on human and/or child and/or social and personality development taught in psychology, counseling, education, human development, family studies, social work, and religion, this book’s applied approach also Price: $ Piaget's Theory of Moral Development Angela Oswalt Morelli, MSW, edited by C.

Zupanick, Psy.D. Jean Piaget first published his theory of child development during the 's but his work did not become prominent until the mid-twentieth century. The Handbook of Moral Development is the definitive source of theory and research on the development of morality.

Since the publication of the first edition, ground-breaking approaches to studying the development of morality have re-invigorated debates about what it means to conceptualize and measure morality in early childhood, how children understand Cited by: Introduction. In the field of moral development, morality is defined as principles for how individuals ought to treat one another, with respect to justice, others’ welfare, and rights (Turielcited under Introductory Works and Historical Background).Understanding the acquisition of morality also includes investigating the roles of prosocial behavior, emotions, beliefs, and.

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Edited By Melanie Killen, Judith G. Smetana. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 21 April Pub. location New by: Moral Development: A Guide to Piaget and Kohlberg by Whelan, Mariellen,Duska, Ronald F.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Lawrence Kohlberg's stages of moral development constitute an adaptation of a psychological theory originally conceived by the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget. Kohlberg began work on this topic while being a psychology graduate student at the University of Chicago in and expanded upon the theory throughout his life.

The theory holds that moral reasoning, a. The Philosophy of Moral Development, vol. By L. Kohlberg OLIVERA PETROVICH. Department of Experimental Psychology, South Parks Road, Oxford.

Search for more papers by this author. OLIVERA PETROVICH. Department of Experimental Psychology, South Parks Road, by: 1. KOHLBERG'S STAGES OF MORAL DEVELOPMENT BIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION An outstanding example of research in the Piagetian tradition is the work of Lawrence Kohlberg.

Kohlberg has focused on moral development and has proposed a stage theory of moral thinking which goes well beyond Piaget's initial Size: KB.

New Perspectives on Moral Development edited by Charles Helwig lives up to its name by including chapters from authors across a range of perspectives addressing the core issues of contemporary moral development research and theory.

The book addresses the early emergence of morality, the role of emotion and reasoning, moral agency, parent-child Pages: If you mean the moral development of a culture or civilisation: * Recognition of the importance of freedom of speech.

* The abolishment of slavery (where it has been abolished) * Not burning cats as a form of entertainment. Not using gladiatorial. KOHLBERG’S STAGES OF MORAL DEVELOPMENT Lawrence Kohlberg was a moral philosopher and student of child development. He was director of Harvard’s Center for Moral Education.

His special area of interest is the moral development of children – how they develop a sense of right, wrong, and justice. OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: A socioanalytic theory of moral development / Robert Hogan, John A. Johnson, Nicholas P. Emler --Speaking of rules: the analysis of culture in breach / NancyRichard A.

Shweder --Moral understanding and children's conduct / Randy P. Gerson, William Damon --A dialectical materialist's perspective.

Finally, the book summarizes recent research on the following issues: • moral judgment scores within and between professions, • pre- and post-test evaluations of ethics education programs, • moral judgment and moral behavior, • models of professional ethics education, and • models for developing new assessment tools.

How children come to construct and respect moral norms was the central problem Piaget addressed in his major work on moral development, The Moral Judgment of the Child (/), with additional essays published in the Sociological Studies (/).

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One formulation of this is the problem of “understanding how human societies have come to Cited by: The law is the witness and external deposit of our moral life. Its history is the history of the moral development of the race.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Race, Law, Ethics.

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4 Copy quote When men are engaged in war and conquest, the tools of science become as dangerous as a razor in the hands of a child of three. Moral - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily.The work of Lawrence Kohlberg was an important start to modern research on moral development and reasoning.

However, Kohlberg relied on a specific method: he presented moral dilemmas (like the Heinz problem) and asked children and adults to explain what they would do and—more importantly—why they would act in that particular way.Moral and ethical choices rise above the laws of society, and individuals look within themselves for the answers rather than basing moral decisions on external sources of authority.

Many people never enter into this level of moral development 5. Social Contract The person understands that values and laws are relative and that standards can vary.