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LAWRENCE KOHLBERGS THE PHILOSOPHY OF MORAL DEVELOPMENT Born 1927 in Boston Massachusetts Raised in Bronxville New York Died January 19 1987 he committed suicide by drowning himself in The Boston Harbor Family Life Born to a wealthy family Married divorced -- Had two sons Education Attended Phillips Academy then The University of Chicago Because he scored so high on his admissions test he quizzed out of many courses and received his bachelors degree in one year He also attended graduate school at The University of Chicago Work Experience 1968 Harvard Graduate School of Education 1970 Taught course on moral and political choice 1974 Worked with Cambridge MA schools helping to form just schools Worked and taught at The University of Chicago and Harvard University off and on from 1968-1987 Worked Closely with Carol Gilligan throughout professional career Worked most of his life toward the liberation of Jews Publications 1958 - Kohlbergs doctoral dissertation Kohlberg believes that adolescence is a particularly rich time for moral development He presented stories containing moral dilemmas to children adolescents and adults and asked them how these dilemmas should be resolved Kohlberg proposed that people advance through three levels of moral thought which are further divided into six stages First there is a preconventional level in which moral dilemmas are resolved in ways that satisfy self-serving motivesso an act is moral if it enables a person to avoid punishment or obtain reward Second is a conventional level in which moral dilemmas are resolved in ways that reflect the laws of the land or norms set by parents and other sources of authority Thus an act is moral if it meets
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