The Six Stages of Moral Judgment
作者: Lawrence Kohlberg / 7410次阅读 时间: 2009年11月21日
来源: The Philosophy of Moral Development, 1981 标签: Moral Stages

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Stage 2: The Stage of Individual Instrumental Purpose and Exchange

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Right is literal obedience to rules and authority, avoiding punishment, and not doing physical harm.

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This stage takes an egocentric point of view. A person at this stage doesn’t consider the interests of others or recognize they differ from actor’s, and doesn’t relate two points of view. Actions are judged in terms of physical consequences rather than in terms of psychological interests of others. Authority’s perspective is confused with one’s own.


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Stage 2. The Stage of Individual Instrumental Purpose and Exchange

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Right is serving one’s own or other’s needs and making fair deals in terms of concrete exchange.

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What is right is  following rules when it is to someone’s immediate interest. Right is  acting to meet one’s own interests and needs and letting others do  the same. Right is also what is fair; that is, what is an equal  exchange, a deal, an agreement.

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The reason for doing  right is to serve one’s own needs or interests in a world where one  must recognize that other people have their interests, too.心理学空间Q]k6QHMh

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This stage takes a concrete individualistic perspective. A person at this stage separates his own interests and points of view from those of authorities and others. He or she is aware that everybody has individual interests to pursue and these conflict, so that right is relative (in the concrete individualistic sense). The person integrates or relates conflicting individual interests to one another through instrumental exchange of services, through instrumental need for the other and the other’s goodwill, or through fairness giving each person the same amount.


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The right is playing a good (nice) role, being concerned about the other people and their feelings, keeping loyalty and trust with partners, and being motivated to follow rules and expectations.


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Reasons for doing right  are needing to be good in one’s own eyes and those of others, caring  for others, and because if one puts oneself in the person’s place  one would want good behavior from the self (Golden Rule).


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This stage takes the perspective of the individual in relationship to other individuals. A person at this stage is aware of shared feelings, agreements, and expectations, which take primacy over individual interests. The person relates points of view through the "concrete Golden Rule," putting oneself in the other person’s shoes. He or she does not consider generalized "system" perspective.

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The right is doing one’s duty in society, upholding the social order, and maintaining the welfare of society or group.
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This stage differentiates societal point of view from interpersonal agreement or motives. A person at this stage takes the viewpoint of the system, which defines roles and rules. He or she considers individual relations in terms of place in the system.

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This level is postconventional but not yet principled.


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At Stage 4 ½, choice is personal and subjective. It is based on emotions, conscience is seen as arbitrary and relative, as are ideas such as "duty" and "morally right."

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At this stage, the perspective is that of an individual standing outside of his own society and considering himself as an individual making decisions without a generalized commitment or contract with society. One can pick and choose obligations, which are defined by particular societies, but one has no principles for such choice.


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Level C. Postconventional and Principled Level

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Stage 5. The Stage of Prior Rights and Social Contract or Utility


The right is upholding the basic rights, values, and legal contracts of a society, even when they conflict with the concrete rules and laws of the group.

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D9l;gK D%a i7Q7T.Oua0Reasons for doing right  are, in general, feeling obligated to obey the law because one has  made a social contract to make and abide by laws for the good of all  and to protect their own rights and the rights of others. Family,  friendship, trust, and work obligations are also commitments or  contracts freely entered into and entail respect for the rights of  others. One is concerned that laws and duties be based on rational  calculation of overall utility: "the greatest good for the greatest  number."

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This stage takes a prior-to-society perspective – that of a rational individual aware of values and rights prior to social attachments and contracts. The person integrates perspectives by formal mechanisms of agreement, contract, objective impartiality, and due process. He or she considers the moral point of view and the legal point of view, recognizes they conflict, and finds it difficult to integrate them.



Stage 6. The Stage of Universal Ethical Principles

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This stage assumes guidance by universal ethical principles that all humanity should follow.
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Regarding what is right,  Stage 6 is guided by universal ethical principles. Particular laws  or social agreements are usually valid because they rest on such  principles. When laws violate these principles, one acts in  accordance with the principle. Principles are universal principles  of justice: the equality of human rights and respect for the dignity  ofhuman beings as individuals. These are not merely values that are  recognized, but are also principles used to generate particular  decisions.

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The reason for doing  right is that, as a rational person, one has seen the validity of  principles and has become committed to them.心理学空间].\HW(qh |

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This stage takes the perspective of a moral point of view from which social arrangements derive or on which they are grounded. The perspective is that of any rational individual recognizing the nature of morality or the basic moral premise of respect for other persons as ends, not means.

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