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Kohlberg's theory of Moral Development

I need help me with this question I need to write 400 words about Kohlberg's theory of Moral Development. How does this theory inform our understanding of plagiarism, intentional vs. unintentional, and moral development? In addition, how does that play into moral development.

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Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development

American psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg was a student of Jean Piaget's developmental philosophy, also known as Piaget's theory of cognitive development. Kohlberg expanded Piaget's views into his very theory of stages of moral development, an adaption of Piaget's work that proposes that moral reasoning, the basis of our ethical behavior, follows 6 developmental stages which can be identified and observed. Each level is more complex than the one before it and each becoming the basis and foundation for the stage that comes after it. Unlike Piaget though, Kohlberg went beyond the age levels Piaget suggested and traced moral development into early adulthood. He suggested the following 6 stages: Stage 1 - Obedience and ...

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