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Moral Development and Reality Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

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ISBN-10: 0199976171

ISBN-13: 9780199976171

Edition: 3rd 2013

Authors: John C. Gibbs

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Moral Development and Reality explores the nature of moral development, human behavior, and social interconnections. The exploration elucidates the full range of moral development, from superficial perception to a deeper understanding and feeling through social perspective-taking. By comparing, contrasting, and going beyond the key theories of preeminent thinkers Lawrence Kohlberg, Martin Hoffman, and Jonathan Haidt, author John C. Gibbs tackles vital questions: What exactly is morality and its development? Can the key theoretical perspectives be integrated? What accounts for prosocial behavior, and how can we understand and treat antisocial behavior? Does moral development, including…    
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Book details

List price: $61.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 9.20" wide x 6.00" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Foreword
Personal Preface and Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Social Perspective-Taking, Reversibility, and Morality
The Right and the Good: The Moral Domain
Introducing Chapters 3 through 10
Beyond Haidt's New Synthesis
Three Themes
Conclusion and Critique
"The Right" and Moral Development: Fundamental Themes of Kohlberg's Cognitive Developmental Approach
Early Childhood Superficiality
Beyond Early Childhood Superficiality
Stages of Moral Judgment Development
Evaluating Haidt's Challenge
Summarizing Comment
Kohlberg's Theory: A Critique and New View
Background
Kohlberg's Overhaul of Piaget's Phases
Adult Moral Development in Kohlberg's Theory
A Critique and New View
Conclusion
"The Good" and Moral Development: Hoffman's Theory
The Empathic Predisposition
Modes and Stages of Empathy
Empathy and Prosocial Behavior: Cognitive Complications and Empathy's Limitations
Empathy, Its Cognitive Regulation, and Affective Primacy
The Empathic Predisposition, Socialization, and Moral Internalization
Conclusion and Critique
Moral Development, Moral Identity, and Prosocial Behavior
Prosocial Behavior: The Rescue
Individual Differences in Prosocial Behavior:
Conclusion: A Spurious "Moral Exemplar"
Understanding Antisocial Behavior
Limitations of Antisocial Youths
A Case Study
Treating Antisocial Behavior
The Mutual Help Approach
Remedying the Limitations and Generating Synergy: The Cognitive Behavioral Approach
Social Perspective-Taking for Severe Offenders
Beyond the Theories: A Deeper Reality?
Two Case Studies
A Deeper Reality?
Moral Insight, Inspiration, and Transformation
Conclusion
Conclusion
Revisiting the Issue of Moral Motivation and Knowledge
Moral Perception and Reality
Appendix
Notes
References
Author Index
Subject Index