11-8 Lecture - Some happens through guilt (can be overused)...

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morality : making decisions as to whether something is right or wrong certain acknowledgement of societal norms those involved in religion may force children to think about morals more often combination of individual and society domains in which it interacts with: emotional, cognitive and behavioral/social 3 components to develop morality Freud: psychosexual/psychoanalysis = emotional Cognitive Developmental Theories = cognitive Social Learning Theories = behavioral Morality is rooted in human nature because humans seem “pre-wired” to demonstrate some kind of empathy Psychoanalysis tells us that the super ego (idea of internalization) adopting societies standards of how to act correctly Development of a conscience
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Unformatted text preview: Some happens through guilt (can be overused) Social learning theory: morality as an adoption of social norms happening through a model (what and how?) Cognitive developmental theory: cognition adds rules as to how morality is viewed in a hierarchy progression away from Cognitive/moral theorists: Kohlberg, Piaget Piaget = 2 steps = heteronontomous morality (handed down by authorities) 5-10 Autonomous morality: 10 and up social principles Kohlberg took stages and extended it 3 levels and 6 stages P.488 Heinz dilemma score children on ways they answer the dilemma not necessarily the content of answer 3 levels include: pre-conventional, conventional, post-conventional...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course POLI_SCI 221 taught by Professor Galvin during the Fall '07 term at Northwestern.

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