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

The Philosophy of Moral Development Moral Stages and the Idea of Justice Essays on Moral Development Volume Book by Kohlberg Lawrence

  • Title: The Philosophy of Moral Development: Moral Stages and the Idea of Justice (Essays on Moral Development, Volume 1)
  • Author: Lawrence Kohlberg
  • ISBN: 9780060647605
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book by Kohlberg, Lawrence

    One thought on “The Philosophy of Moral Development: Moral Stages and the Idea of Justice (Essays on Moral Development, Volume 1)”

    1. The huge claim of this book is that morality is synonymous with justice and that justice is synonymous with equality. The purpose of this book is to argue that moral education (which for him is justice education) should be part of public education. Kohlberg insists that justice education is not value re-education of other people's children because what he is interested in is the growth of the concept of justice in the child (the complexity or level of abstraction of the child's thinking about ju [...]

    2. Kohlberg provides the first operational definition of moral development. This is a must-read for students of ethics.

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