Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development

Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development Brief Overview Kolhberg’s theory of moral development states that we progress through three levels of moral thinking that build on our cognitive development. Printable Summary (PDF) Previous cohorts of FSU students have...

Gilligan’s Theory of Women’s Moral Development

Gilligan’s Theory of Women’s Moral Development Brief Overview Gilligan, a former student of Lawrence Kohlberg, developed the theory of moral development for women.  Gilligan, felt that Kohlbergs original theory did not account for gender difference and...

Rests Neo-Kohlbergian Approach

Brief Overview Rest’s Neo-Kohlberg’s theory developed an objective measure of moral development: the Defining Issues Test (DIT).  It explored institutions and social systems, unlike Kohlberg who limited stage content to social institutions. About the...