ETHICAL DILEMMA

The situation where 2 moral principles are in conflict. This is used to assess moral beliefs or moral reasoning skills. See heinz dilemma- kohlberg's theory of moral development.

ETHICAL DILEMMA: "Joe was being assessed for his moral values by being given a moral dilemma to see which way he would act."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ETHICAL DILEMMA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ethical-dilemma/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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