Moral Dilemmas: Philosophical and Psychological Issues in the Development of Moral Reasoning, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Moral Dilemmas

Philosophical and Psychological Issues in the Development of Moral Reasoning, 1st Edition

By Carol Harding

Routledge

304 pages

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Hardback: 9780913750353
pub: 1985-01-30
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Dilemmas are often thought to be unresolvable situations, typically having equally abhorrant alternatives. In everyday affairs however one must not only face moral dilemmas but live through them by making moral choices. This book is a study of dilemmas, choices, and the process of reasoning that goes into both.Contents: Carol Harding, "The Psychological Reality of Moral Dilemmas"; Marvin W. Berkowitz, "Four Perspectives on Moral Argumentation"; Georg Lind, "Growth and Regression in Cognitive-Moral Development of Young University Students"; Lawrence Kohlberg, "The Just Community Approach of High School Moral Education"; Larry P. Nucci, "Children's Conceptions of Morality, Societal Convention, and Religious Prescription"; Larry May, "The Moral Adequacy of Kohlberg's Moral Development Theory"; Marilyn Friedman, "Abraham, Socrates, and Heinz: Where Are the Women? Care and Context in Moral Reasoning"; Laurence Hunman, "The Emotions and the Development of Moral Awareness."

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI005000
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy