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Lucy Warnes
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Discuss Kohlberg'stheory of moral understanding
(8 + 16 marks)

Kohlberg's theory of moral understanding was inspired by Piaget's theory of cognitive
development, with a key feature being that his stages are invariant and universal, whilst forming
an organised whole.…

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more morally mature behaviour, but Burton found that people only behave consistently with their
moral principles on some kinds of moral behaviour. This means that Kohlberg's theory lacks some
ecological validity because it doesn't account for real world behaviours. Evaluate - 70

A further issue is that participants do not…


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