Chapter3Objectives

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Chapter Three Objectives - Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Reasoning o Preconvention Ethics Ethics of egocentrism Children do not fully understand right from wrong Focus on the consequences of actions for them o Conventional Ethics Ethics decisions are based on concerns for others Either authority figure or the laws of society Parallels Concrete Operations One could be in formal operations and reason this way too o Post conventional Ethics Thinking beyond just the concrete rules and regulations Abstract principles (social contracts) These reasoning views are seen as flexible and subject to change Rarely seen before college Requires formal operations - Eric Erikson’s Conflicts of Life o Trust vs. Mistrust o Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt o Initiative vs. Guilt A sense of ambition develops from encouraging exploration and taking on new challenges o Industry vs. Inferiority
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course EDP 250 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at West Chester.

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