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Piaget's Moral Reasoning

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Heteronomous and Autonomous
Piaget's two stages of moral development
Heteronomous Morality
What stage of morality do children display from ages 4 to 7?
Heteronomous Thinker
Judges the rightness or goodness of behavior by considering the consequences of the behavior not the intentions of the actor.
Heteronomous Thinker
Believes that breaking 12 cups accidentally is worse than breaking one cup intentionally.
Heteronomous Thinker
Believes in "Immanent Justice" that is if a rule s broken punishment will be immediate.
Autonomous Thinker
From 7 to 10 years of age children go through a transition stage from heteronomous to
Autonomous Morality
From 10 years of age and on children display
Autonomous Thinker
Are aware that rules and laws are created by people.
Autonomous Thinker
In judging an action, they consider the actors intentions as well as the consequences.
Autonomous Thinker
See rules as convenient conventions subject to change.