David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Moral Education 34 (2):199-213 (2005)
Lawrence Kohlberg's Just Community program of moral education has conceptual significance to his theoretical work in the field of moral development. This argument contends that a perspective recognizing the Just Community as conceptually significant provides a more comprehensive picture of Kohlberg's work than do critical perspectives that limit their scope to his Structural Stage Model of moral development. Apprehending the Just Community's conceptual significance provides the opportunity to respond to critics, like Carol Gilligan and Helen Haste, who have suggested that Kohlberg's work is inattentive to notions of attachment in morality, but who either neglect or dismiss consideration of the Just Community in making these conclusions. The argument concludes by stating that a more philosophically comprehensive and mature understanding of morality was developing in Kohlberg's Just Community, a project undertaken well in advance of these major criticisms
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Graham P. McDonough (2010). Why Dissent is a Vital Concept in Moral Education. Journal of Moral Education 39 (4):421-436.
Similar books and articles
Clark Power (1988). The Just Community Approach to Moral Education. Journal of Moral Education 17 (3):195-208.
Robert E. Carter (1980). What is Lawrence Kohlberg Doing? Journal of Moral Education 9 (2):88-102.
William S. Jennings & Lawrence Kohlberg (1983). Effects of a Just Community Programme on the Moral Development of Youthful Offenders. Journal of Moral Education 12 (1):33-50.
Lawrence Kohlberg (1985). Resolving, Moral Conflicts Within the Just Community. In Carol Gibb Harding (ed.), Moral Dilemmas and Ethical Reasoning. Transaction Publishers.
Lawrence Blum (1999). Race, Community and Moral Education: Kohlberg and Spielberg as Civic Educators. Journal of Moral Education 28 (2):125-143.
Iordanis Kavathatzopoulos (1991). Kohlberg and Piaget: Differences and Similarities. Journal of Moral Education 20 (1):47-54.
Djilali Bouhmama (1984). Assessment of Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development in Two Cultures. Journal of Moral Education 13 (2):124-132.
Helen Weinreich (1975). Kohlberg and Piaget: Aspects of Their Relationship in the Field of Moral Development. Journal of Moral Education 4 (3):201-213.
Judith A. Boss (1994). The Effect of Community Service Work on the Moral Development of College Ethics Students. Journal of Moral Education 23 (2):183-198.
Suzanne L. Krogh (1981). Moral Beginnings: The Just Community in Montessori Pre‐Schools. Journal of Moral Education 11 (1):41-46.
Moshe M. Blatt & Lawrence Kohlberg (1975). The Effects of Classroom Moral Discussion Upon Children's Level of Moral Judgment. Journal of Moral Education 4 (2):129-161.
Daniel Pekarsky (1983). Moral Choice and Education. Journal of Moral Education 12 (1):3-13.
Ann Higgins-D'Alessandro & John J. Cecero SJ (2003). The Social Nature of Saintliness and Moral Action: A View of William James'sVarietiesin Relation to St Ignatius and Lawrence Kohlberg. Journal of Moral Education 32 (4):357-371.
Lawrence Kohlberg, Kelsey Kauffman, Peter Scharf & Joseph Hickey (1975). The Just Community Approach to Corrections: A Theory. Journal of Moral Education 4 (3):243-260.
Dennis L. Krebs, Sandra C. Vermeulen, Kathy L. Denton & Jeremy I. Carpendale (1994). Gender and Perspective Differences in Moral Judgement and Moral Orientation. Journal of Moral Education 23 (1):17-26.
Added to index2010-09-02
Total downloads6 ( #292,147 of 1,696,632 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #346,146 of 1,696,632 )
How can I increase my downloads?