She reports the “discontent: with the individualist more or less Kantian moral frame woks that dominates Western moral theory and which influenced moral psychologist such as Lawrence Kohlberg, to whose conception of moral maturity she seeks an alternatives. ( Log Out /  It overlooks inequalities between people, it has an unrealistic view of freedom of choice, and it ignores the importance of moral emotions such as love. ( Log Out /  It might be important to fathers figure to have rational control over their violent urges to beat to death the children whose screams enrage them, but more than control of such nasty passions seems needed in the mother or primary parent, or parent-substitute by most psychological theories. A woman 's outlook would be in the category of a care perspective, one because people always relate women with being nurturing and caring.

Justice will be at the corner if a person does have care for each other. For many, a noble quest for justice leads to a need for revenge. The best moral theory, she claims, is one that harmonizes justice and care. What is wrong with the Kantian view that extends equal rights to all rational beings, including women and minorities?

Change ), http://www.amazon.com/Contemporary-Moral-Problems-James, Annette C Baier: The Need for More Than Justice, Joel Feinber: The Nature and Value of Rights, Immanuel Kant: The Categorical Imperative, James Rachels: The Debate over Utilitarianism, Friedrich Nietzsche: Master- and Slave-Morality, John Arthur: Religion, Morality and Conscience, James Rachels: Egoism and Moral Skepticism. In the novel, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, this idea of justice weaves its way through many of the characters during the struggle of the French Revolution. Baier shows very well why Gilligan 's theory opposes The Kantian theory, of course, the Kantian theory is based on the oppression of women and Gilligan 's theory is for the rights of women. We have our own choices because by doing this we learned the things that school can teach us. The third reason is its exaggeration of scoop of choice, or its inattention to unchosen relations. What is Kohlberg’s theory of moral development? The target of Gilligan’s criticism is the dominant Kantian traditions. It overlooks inequalities between people, it has an unrealistic view of freedom of choice, and it ignores the importance of moral emotions such as love. http://www.amazon.com/Contemporary-Moral-Problems-James-White/dp/0495553204/. The best moral theory, she claims, is one that harmonizes justice and care. The third reason is its exaggeration of scoop of choice, or its inattention to unchosen relations. With care, people will know that they already hurt other and will do something to compensate for what they have done wrong. A tragedy such as the death of a loved one? Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Since that time, a number of similar programs have been developed throughout Canada and internationally…, Revenge and justice are almost interchangeable.

She also discusses the theory of moral development which she said has two dimensions; the first is to aim at achieving satisfying community with others, the other aiming at autonomy or equality of power. She reports the “discontent: with the individualist more or less Kantian moral frame woks that dominates Western moral theory and which influenced moral psychologist such as Lawrence Kohlberg, to whose conception of moral maturity she seeks an alternatives. It is very important because we are here on this world by fate, but fate doesn’t give us everything we needed to be called as grown up man/woman. In addition, we also learned about certain instances in life in where it can define who you really are. “ To transvalue the values of our patriarchal past “ this is what Baier speaks meaning to say that we have to continue the ancestral values that we carry out on everyday living for example the work of the wife are to do all the households choirs and have the obligation to take care of their children’s while the husband is the one who need to work to provide the needs of the family and now it doesn’t mean that the new values replace the old ones but the point is because of the poverty both of them are now working just to sustain their primary needs like foods, clothes, shelter and education. The theory of moral development has two dimensions the first is to aim at achieving satisfying community with others, the other aiming at autonomy or equality of power. The theory of moral development has two dimensions the first is to aim at achieving satisfying community with others, the other aiming at autonomy or equality of power. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. According to Gilligan, how do these perspectives develop? His two principles of Justice and how the two differ from each other. The wrong about the Kantian view is that people will feel that they are obliged to do the things they want or not wanted to do. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Rather than on cultivating desirable forms of emotions, in challenged by Gilligan, along with the challenge to the assumption of the centrality of autonomy, or relations between equals, and of freely chosen relations. ANNETTE BAIER_ The Need for More than Justice.docx from PHIL 210 at Nazarbayev University. Baier said that these provides the germs of a theory about why, given current customs of childrearing, it should be mainly woman who are not content with only the moral outlook that she calls the justice perspectives, necessary though that was and is seem by them so have been to their hard worn liberation from sexist oppression. The moral theory she claims is one about care and justice.