• Interactions of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus with innate immune responses 

    Lee, Sang-Myeong, 1975- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    North American field isolates of PRRSV differed in their type I IFN response with respect to induction, sensitivity and suppression. Furthermore, one PRRSV isolate strongly enhanced polyI:C - induced IFN-[alpha] production ...
  • Placement of special obligation in morality 

    Dittmer, Joel P., 1980- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    My thesis attempts to explain how special obligations are moral obligations. The morality of special obligations is put into question by the thesis of voluntarism. Voluntarism explains that we have obligations only if we ...
  • The real banality of evil 

    Lamboy, Regine (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    When Hannah Arendt encountered Adolf Eichmann at his trial in Jerusalem she was struck by the fact that his most outstanding characteristic was his utter thoughtlessness. This raised the questins of whether there might be ...