Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development (Level 2 (Stage 3 (Conformity…
Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development
Conformity and interpersonal accord
good boys and good girls try to live up to expectations
Authority and social order
Important to follow laws in order to maintain a functioning society
If one person breaks the law - everyone would
Punishments influence perception
Depends on the strictness of the parents
Decisions reached categorically
Universal Ethical Principles
Very few people reach this stage
Different perspectives should be mutually respected
Self Interest Driven:
"What's in it for me?"
Right behavior = whatever the individual believes to be in their best interest.
"You scratch my back, and i'll scratch yours.
Parents give allowance to kids who do chores