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Application of Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development

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  • Submitted: 03/11/2004
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Application of Moral Development 1

Application of Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development:

A Situational Illustration

Aleisha Green

PSY/LDR 301 Adult Development and Life Assessment

Dr. Natalie L. Petouhoff

1 November, 2004

App. of Moral Development 2

Application of Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development:

A Situational Illustration

Lawrence Kohlberg, philosopher of morality, theorizes that human beings develop morals in stages, progressing consecutively from one stage to the next in an invariant sequence (Bee, 2004, p.314). His model consists of three levels and a total of six stages (Bee, 2004, p.314). These stages are extremely accurate, as well as useful, in understanding others' behavior and what motivates such behavior when applied to practical, real life situations.

I have personally found this to be true as it has served as my beacon in the dark over the last two weeks or so while "testing the theory" in within my own life's circumstances and interactions with others.

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