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1

What does theory of moral development say?

all humans born without morals and are taught them by family; moral development occurs in successive stages

2

What are the three levels of moral development?

1. Pre conventional 2. conventional 3. post conventional

3

Preconventional

moral reasoning based on avoiding punishment; and to be rewarded

4

conventional

moral reasoning based on the need to look good in own eyes and the eye of others; obeys laws and rules

5

post conventional

Genuine concern for others welfare & rights; sense of personal commitment to doing the right thing

6

Define onto genesis

Life span