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Lawrence Kohlberg - Quotes

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The individual makes a clear effort to define moral values and principles that have validity and application apart from the authority of the groups of persons holding them and apart from the individual's own identification with the group. ---->>>

At this level, the individual perceives the maintenance of the expectations of his family, group, or nation as valuable in its own right, regardless of immediate and obvious consequences. ---->>>

Right action tends to be defined in terms of general individual rights and standards that have been critically examined and agreed upon by the whole society. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-25, 1927
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Die: 01-19, 1987
Occupation: Educator
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Lawrence Kohlberg (; October 25, 1927 – January 19, 1987) 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. Even though it was considered unusual in his era, he decided to study the topic of moral judgment, extending Jean Piaget's account of children's moral development from twenty-five years earlier (wikipedia)