• Looks are situation-dependent properties 

    Moore, Douglas R. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    This thesis concerns the distinction between appearance and reality. Particularly, the metaphysical nature of a class of visual appearances that I call "looks." I answer the question of what looks are. My positions constitutes ...
  • Science as a guide to aesthetics? 

    Earlenbaugh, Joshua (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2/2/2006)
    Scientific Realism is alive and as well as ever. However, it would be just plain wrong to say that the many diverse thinkers that compose this camp monopolize contemporary philosophy of science; realist literature continues ...
  • Soil health for improved food securities: an extension professional perspective 

    Lorenz, Todd Elmer (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    This trial study examines barriers to the diffusion and adoption of an agricultural concept surrounding soil health as an improved management tool which has most recently been introduced into production agriculture. For ...