Feminism and the Ethics of Care

Do Women and Men Think Differently about Ethics?

Kohlberg's Stages of Development

Gilligan's Objection

Is it True that Men and Women Think Differently?

What Could Account for Such a Difference Between the Sexes?

  1. Difference is socialization of boys and girls
  2. Evolutionary psychological explanation

Implications for Moral Judgment

Family & Friends

Helping Disadvantaged Children

Animals

Implications for Ethical Theory