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Bruce Maxwell – Kohlberg’s error? Psychologizing morality without ethical theory

September 26, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

“Kohlberg’s error? Psychologizing morality without ethical theory”
Bruce Maxwell (CRÉUM)

Oct. 2, 12:00 to 13:15, CRÉUM seminar room, room 309, 2910
Édouard-Montpetit (Metro Université de Montréal)

The incipient “post-Kohlbergian” paradigm for research in moral psychology and education is crafted to avoid the cognitive-developmental tradition’s error of folding ethical theory into the study of moral functioning and of using empirical research to solve problems in moral philosophy. This paper critically examines three ways in which post-Kohlbergian moral psychology asserts its autonomy from philosophy.

For more information please contact:
Héloïse Côté
Email: heloise.cote@gmail.com
Centre de recherche en éthique de l’Université de Montréal (CRÉUM)

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