Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Moral Development and RealityBeyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

John C. Gibbs

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199976171

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199976171.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 24 July 2021

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
Source:
Moral Development and Reality
Author(s):

John C. Gibbs

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199976171.003.0001

This book explores the development of justice and caring, especially as seen through the theories of Lawrence Kohlberg and Martin Hoffman. It considers whether moral development, including moments of moral inspiration, reflects a deeper reality. It also examines the work of Jonathan Haidt, a prominent theorist who studies the psychological bases of morality across cultures and political ideologies. This introduction provides an overview of the chapters that follow and analyzes social perspective-taking, reversibility, and morality and suggests that there is more to the moral domain than right or wrong based on reversibility.

Keywords:   justice, caring, Lawrence Kohlberg, Martin Hoffman, morality, moral development, reality, Jonathan Haidt, social perspective-taking, reversibility

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .