Lourens Kohlberg

Picture of Lourens Kohlberg

Date of Birth: 1927

Age: 60

Place of birth: New York

Citizenship: United States


Kohlberg (Kohlberg), Lawrence (1927, Bronxville, New York - 1987, Boston) - American psychologist. In 1958, the University of Chicago defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Development of an image of moral judgments and choices in 10-16 years." Since 1959 - associate professor at Yale University. Since 1962, head of the Department of Psychology, University of Chicago. Committed suicide. Author moral development concept. On its basis, we identify a number of features of diagnostic stages of moral development, summarized in the form of a rating scale.


Stage and Sequence: The Cognitive Developmental Approach to Socialization // (Ed.) Goslin DA Handbook of Socialization Theory and Research. Chicago, 1969;

From Is to Ought: how to commit the naturalistic falleci and get away with it in the study of moral development // (. Ed) Mischell T. Cognitive Development and Epistemology. NY, 1971.