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Carol Gilligan

American feminist, ethicist, and psychologist


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Carol Gilligan is an American feminist, ethicist, and psychologist best known for her work on ethical community and ethical relationships and certain subject-object problems in ethics.Gilligan is a professor of Humanities and Applied Psychology at New York University and was a visiting professor at the Centre for Gender Studies and Jesus College at the University of Cambridge until 2009. She is known for her book In a Different Voice . Her criticism of Lawrence Kohlberg's stages of moral development revolutionized moral psychology and rendered Kohlberg's work obsolete. Her work has been credited with inspiring the passage of the 1993 Gender Equity in Education Act.

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Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Radcliffe College

Former women's college in Cambridge, Massachusetts

University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

New York University

Private research university in New York City

Swarthmore College

Liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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#293 World Rank
#411 World Rank
#5062 World Rank