Kohlberg's Theory section, psychology assignment help

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Post an example of a situation that is a moral dilemma. Next, explain how someone would response to the situation from each of the 6 stages of moral development. Explain what each stage is and what a response would be at this stage. Do it for each of the 6 stages.

Refer to Chapter 9 section on Moral Development. Kohlberg's Theory section gives an example about Heinz which you can use as an example. After the story, it gives an example of how the Heinz story would apply in each of the 6 stages of development. You need to do the same thing with your own example of a moral dilemma.

ALSO: give feedback to other students' examples - offer other possible responses or give additional information about how the situation fits the Kohlberg model.

Reminder: You must post your own response and reply to others to receive full credit.

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A moral dilemma is also known as an ethical dilemma. A moral dilemma is described as
a case whereby a choice needs to be made in regards to two options, and no one is able to resolve
the situations in a morally accepted manner. An example of a case that is a moral dilemma is a
situation whereby a person is an emergency worker and while on duty an accident is reported.
She rushes to the scene only to get there and find that his husband is in the car with the woman
they have been having an affair. Standing there being confused she can see that her husband is in
real pain and needs a quick attention because if not attended immediately he will pass on.
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