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