Postconventional Morality: Definition & Example


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Which U.S. psychologist developed the stages of moral development?

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1. In what order do the stages of moral development occur?

2. What are the two phases of postconventional morality?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set allow you to evaluate your understanding of postconventional morality. Topics you should know to pass the quiz include the psychologists who developed the stages of moral development and the two phases of postconventional morality.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools allow you to assess your knowledge of:

  • The description of postconventional morality
  • The psychologist who developed the stages of moral development
  • Phases of postconventional morality
  • Stages of moral development and their order
  • How often people use the second stage of postconventional morality

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills as you work through the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the stages of moral development from the related lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about use of the second phase of postconventional morality in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what is postconventional morality

Additional Learning

Learn more about postconventional morality by reading through the corresponding lesson. It covers these following objectives:

  • Define morality and how it is determined for each individual
  • Identify the three stages of morality
  • Define postconventional morality
  • Examine what occurs during the first phase of postconventional morality
  • Discover what occurs during the second phase of postconventional morality and how often it is thought to be used