• Aristotle on happiness: a comparison with Confucius 

    Chang, Lily, 1975- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle defines the highest good for humankind in terms of happiness. The nature of happiness includes intellectual activity, virtuous activity, and friendship; and certain external goods are ...
  • Conscience: toward the mechanism of morality 

    White, Jeffrey Benjamin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    Conscience is frequently cited and yet its mechanism is not understood. Conscience is most familiar as a voice protesting against actions which compromise personal integrity. Persons also cite conscience as that which ...
  • Sellars and Socrates: an investigation of the Sellars problem for a Socratic epistemology 

    Poston, Ted L. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    The Sellars problem threatens the viability of epistemic foundationalism. Foundationalism claims that there are some beliefs whose justification does not depend upon other beliefs. Foundationalism is a popular, non-skeptical ...