• Attending to our work: a framework for understanding and evaluating the division of labor 

    Thomas, Anthony E., 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    The division of labor is a pervasive and long-standing feature of human life. Yet there is little consensus--either in philosophy or in other disciplines--regarding its status. Using a contemporary evaluation provided by ...
  • Home aestheticus: species being and the struggle for existence 

    Novy, Ronald, 1965- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In this paper, I argue for the homo aestheticus thesis - the claim that our species nature is that of artistic producer and consumer; that this nature ...
  • On Foucault and the genealogy of governmentality 

    Nichols, Alan W., 1969- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    In this dissertation I perform what I take to be a genealogy of governmentality by tracing the history of governmentality through various political philosophers and culminating in the work of Michel Foucault. I begin with ...
  • The real banality of evil 

    Lamboy, Regine (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] When Hannah Arendt encountered Adolf Eichmann at his trial in Jerusalem she was struck by the fact that his most outstanding characteristic was his ...