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Moral Psychology

1st Edition

By Daniel K Lapsley


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Moral functioning is a defining feature of human personhood and human social life. Moral Psychology provides an integrative and evaluative overview of the theoretical and empirical traditions that have attempted to make sense of moral cognition, prosocial behavior, and the development of virtuous character.This is the first book to integrate a comp

Table of Contents

1 Piaget's Theory: Stage and Structure -- 2 Piaget's Moral Judgment of the Child -- 3 Kohlberg's Theory: An Overview -- 4 Kohlberg's Stage Theory -- 5 Moral Components and the Defining Issues Test: Enlarging and Constricting the Moral Domain -- 6 Domains of Social Knowledge -- 7 Moral Orientations: Gender, Benevolence, Caring -- 8 Positive Justice and Prosocial Reasoning -- 9 Prosocial Behavior -- 10 Moral Traits and the Moral Personality -- 11 The Moral Personality: Socioanalytic Theory -- 12 The Moral Self

About the Author

Daniel K. Lapsley teaches in the Department of Educational Psychology at Ball State University. He has taught previously at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and at the University of Notre Dame.

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