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  1. Michael J. Ferguson & Abdul Majid (2003). To Sue or Not to Sue: An Experimental Study of Factors Affecting Hong Kong Liquidators Audit Litigation Decisions. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 46 (4):363 - 374.
    We report an experiment examining the effect of three factors on professional Hong Kong liquidators' decisions to bring legal action in negligence against auditors. Factors were (a) the strength (merit) of the supporting evidence (arguable vs. overwhelming), (b) the type of alleged audit failure (failure to report financial statement errors vs. management fraud) and (c) audit firm type (Big 6 vs. non-Big 6). We find evidence that liquidators' litigation decisions are influenced by case merit. We also find that liquidators were (...)
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    Abdul Majid, Ferdinand A. Gul & Judy S. L. Tsui (2001). An Analysis of Hong Kong Auditors' Perceptions of the Importance of Selected Red Flag Factors in Risk Assessment. Journal of Business Ethics 32 (3):263 - 274.
    This study examined auditors'' perceptions of the relative level of risk of fraud and material irregularities associated with the presence of six red flag factors and also evaluated the quality of auditors'' judgements. The study was conducted in two stages. In the first stage, subjects were asked to rank the importance of 15 factors that proxy the existence of material misstatements. Based on the responses to this questionnaire, 6 of the most important factors were identified and included in the second (...)
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  3. Asifa Majid, Melissa Bowerman, Sotaro Kita, Daniel B. M. Haun & Stephen C. Levinson (2004). Can Language Restructure Cognition? The Case for Space. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 8 (3):108-114.
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  4. Naveen Khetarpal, Asifa Majid & Terry Regier (2009). Spatial Terms Reflect Near-Optimal Spatial Categories. In N. A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. 2396--2401.
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    Asifa Majid & Niclas Burenhult (2014). Odors Are Expressible in Language, as Long as You Speak the Right Language. Cognition 130 (2):266-270.
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    Stephen C. Levinson & Asifa Majid (2014). Differential Ineffability and the Senses. Mind and Language 29 (4):407-427.
    Ineffability, the degree to which percepts or concepts resist linguistic coding, is a fairly unexplored nook of cognitive science. Although philosophical preoccupations with qualia or nonconceptual content certainly touch upon the area, there has been little systematic thought and hardly any empirical work in recent years on the subject. We argue that ineffability is an important domain for the cognitive sciences. For examining differential ineffability across the senses may be able to tell us important things about how the mind works, (...)
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    Asifa Majid & Miriam Staden (2015). Can Nomenclature for the Body Be Explained by Embodiment Theories? Topics in Cognitive Science 7 (4):570-594.
    According to widespread opinion, the meaning of body part terms is determined by salient discontinuities in the visual image; such that hands, feet, arms, and legs, are natural parts. If so, one would expect these parts to have distinct names which correspond in meaning across languages. To test this proposal, we compared three unrelated languages—Dutch, Japanese, and Indonesian—and found both naming systems and boundaries of even basic body part terms display variation across languages. Bottom-up cues alone cannot explain natural language (...)
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    Ewelina Wnuk & Asifa Majid (2014). Revisiting the Limits of Language: The Odor Lexicon of Maniq. Cognition 131 (1):125-138.
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    Asifa Majid & Stephen C. Levinson (2010). WEIRD Languages Have Misled Us, Too. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (2-3):103-103.
    The linguistic and cognitive sciences have severely underestimated the degree of linguistic diversity in the world. Part of the reason for this is that we have projected assumptions based on English and familiar languages onto the rest. We focus on some distortions this has introduced, especially in the study of semantics.
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  10. Asifa Majid, Melissa Bowerman, Miriam van Staden & James S. Boster (2007). The Semantic Categories of Cutting and Breaking Events: A Crosslinguistic Perspective. Cognitive Linguistics 18 (2).
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    Roger P. G. van Gompel & Asifa Majid (2004). Antecedent Frequency Effects During the Processing of Pronouns. Cognition 90 (3):255-264.
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    Asifa Majid (2012). Current Emotion Research in the Language Sciences. Emotion Review 4 (4):432-443.
    When researchers think about the interaction between language and emotion, they typically focus on descriptive emotion words. This review demonstrates that emotion can interact with language at many levels of structure, from the sound patterns of a language to its lexicon and grammar, and beyond to how it appears in conversation and discourse. Findings are considered from diverse subfields across the language sciences, including cognitive linguistics, psycholinguistics, linguistic anthropology, and conversation analysis. Taken together, it is clear that emotional expression is (...)
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    Sayed Sikandar Shah Haneef & Mahmood Zuhdi Haji Abd Majid (2015). Medical Management of Infant Intersex: The Juridico‐Ethical Dilemma of Contemporary Islamic Legal Response. Zygon 50 (4):809-829.
    Technological advances in the field of medicine and health sciences not only manipulate the normal human body and sex but also provide for surgical and hormonal management of hermaphroditism. Consequently, sex assignment surgery has not only become a standard care for babies born with genital abnormalities in the West but even in some Muslim states. On the positive side, it goes a long way in saving children born with abnormal genitalia from numerous legal interdictions of the pre-sex corrective surgery. Nevertheless, (...)
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    Asifa Majid, James S. Boster & Melissa Bowerman (2008). The Cross-Linguistic Categorization of Everyday Events: A Study of Cutting and Breaking. Cognition 109 (2):235-250.
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    Asifa Majid (2015). Cultural Factors Shape Olfactory Language. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19 (11):629-630.
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    Andrea Bender, Sieghard Beller, Giovanni Bennardo, James S. Boster, Asifa Majid & Douglas L. Medin (2010). Bridging the Gap: From Cognitive Anthropology to Cognitive Science. In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society
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    Asifa Majid (2002). Frames of Reference and Language Concepts. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 6 (12):503-504.
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    Asifa Majid, Anthony J. Sanford & Martin J. Pickering (2006). Covariation and Quantifier Polarity: What Determines Causal Attribution in Vignettes? Cognition 99 (1):35-51.
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    Asifa Majid & Stephen C. Levinson (2008). Language Does Provide Support for Basic Tastes. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (1):86-87.
    Recurrent lexicalization patterns across widely different cultural contexts can provide a window onto common conceptualizations. The cross-linguistic data support the idea that sweet, salt, sour, and bitter are basic tastes. In addition, umami and fatty are likely basic tastes, as well.
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    Asifa Majid (2012). The Role of Language in a Science of Emotion. Emotion Review 4 (4):380-381.
    Emotion scientists often take an ambivalent stance concerning the role of language in a science of emotion. However, it is important for emotion researchers to contemplate some of the consequences of current practices for their theory building. There is a danger of an overreliance on the English language as a transparent window into emotion categories. More consideration has to be given to cross-linguistic comparison in the future so that models of language acquisition and of the language–cognition interface fit better the (...)
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    Asifa Majid & Falk Huettig (2008). A Crosslinguistic Perspective on Semantic Cognition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (6):720-721.
    Coherent covariation appears to be a powerful explanatory factor accounting for a range of phenomena in semantic cognition. But its role in accounting for the crosslinguistic facts is less clear. Variation in naming, within the same semantic domain, raises vexing questions about the necessary parameters needed to account for the basic facts underlying categorization.
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    Debi Roberson, Mariko Kikutani, Paula Döge, Lydia Whitaker & Asifa Majid (2012). Shades of Emotion: What the Addition of Sunglasses or Masks to Faces Reveals About the Development of Facial Expression Processing. Cognition 125 (2):195-206.
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    Lila San Roque, Kobin H. Kendrick, Elisabeth Norcliffe, Penelope Brown, Rebecca Defina, Mark Dingemanse, Tyko Dirksmeyer, N. J. Enfield, Simeon Floyd, Jeremy Hammond, Giovanni Rossi, Sylvia Tufvesson, Saskia van Putten & Asifa Majid (2015). Vision Verbs Dominate in Conversation Across Cultures, but the Ranking of Non-Visual Verbs Varies. Cognitive Linguistics 26 (1):31-60.
    To what extent does perceptual language reflect universals of experience and cognition, and to what extent is it shaped by particular cultural preoccupations? This paper investigates the universality~relativity of perceptual language by examining the use of basic perception terms in spontaneous conversation across 13 diverse languages and cultures. We analyze the frequency of perception words to test two universalist hypotheses: that sight is always a dominant sense, and that the relative ranking of the senses will be the same across different (...)
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    Bhuvana Narasimhan, Anetta Kopecka, Melissa Bowerman, Marianne Gullberg & Asifa Majid (2012). Putting and Taking Events. In Anetta Kopecka & Bhuvana Narasimhan (eds.), Events of "Putting" and "Taking": A Crosslinguistic Perspective. John Benjamins Pub. Co. 1.
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    Dan I. Slobin, Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano, Anetta Kopecka & Asifa Majid (2014). Manners of Human Gait: A Crosslinguistic Event-Naming Study. Cognitive Linguistics 25 (4).
    Name der Zeitschrift: Cognitive Linguistics Jahrgang: 25 Heft: 4 Seiten: 701-741.
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    Giuseppe Garcea, Ibrar Majid, Clare J. Pattenden, Christopher D. Sutton, Christopher P. Neal & David P. Berry (2008). Predictive Factors for Unanticipated Admission Following Day Case Surgery. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (1):175-177.
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    Asifa Majid, Nicholas Evans, Alice Gaby & Stephen C. Levinson (2011). The Semantics of Reciprocal Constructions Across Languages. In Nicholas Evans (ed.), Reciprocals and Semantic Typology. John Benjamins Pub. Company 29.
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    Nick Sharp, Mark McGurl, David Latané & Anouar Majid (1997). Letters to the Editor. Critical Inquiry 23 (2):419-423.
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  29. Asifa Majid, Marianne Gullberg, Miriam van Staden & Melissa Bowerman (2007). How Similar Are Semantic Categories in Closely Related Languages? A Comparison of Cutting and Breaking in Four Germanic Languages. Cognitive Linguistics 18 (2).
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  30. Asifa Majid, Christian J. Rapold, Peter Hurst, Ulrike Zeshan, Toshiki Osada, N. J. Enfield, Nicole Kruspe & Niclas Burenhult (2011). Nicholas Evans. In Nicholas Evans (ed.), Reciprocals and Semantic Typology. John Benjamins Pub. Company 341.
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    Jonas K. Olofsson & Jay A. Gottfried (2015). Response to Majid: Neurocognitive and Cultural Approaches to Odor Naming Are Complementary. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19 (11):630-631.
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    A. S. Tritton (1947). Ibn Maskawaih. By Khwaja Abdul Hamid. Pp. 130. Shaikh Muhammad Ashraf: Lahore. 1946. Rs. 2·8.). Philosophy 22 (83):270-.
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    Laurence Housman (1947). Iqbal. His Art and Thought. By Syed 'Abdul Vahid Shaikh Muhammad Ashraf. Kashmiri Bazar, Lahore. (Agents: Luzac & Co., 46, Great Russell Street, London.) Pp. Xv + 265. 14s. [REVIEW] Philosophy 22 (82):170-.
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    John Bussanich (1997). Review of Philosophy, Dogma and the Impact of Greek Thought in Islam by Majid Fakhry. [REVIEW] Philosophy East and West 47 (2):282-283.
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    Richard Bodéüs (1991). FAKHRY, Majid, Histoire de la Philosophie islamiqueFAKHRY, Majid, Histoire de la Philosophie Islamique. Laval Théologique et Philosophique 47 (2):283-283.
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  36. Mehdi Aminrazavi (forthcoming). Review of A Short Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism by Majid Fakhry. [REVIEW] Philosophy East and West:148-149.
     
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  37. Abdou Filali-Ansary (ed.) (2008). Le Sens de L'Histoire: La Raison aux Prises Avec la Condition Humaine: Actes du Colloque Tenu à Casablanca au Siège de la Fondation du Roi Abdul-Aziz Al Saoud Pour les Etudes Islamiques Et les Sciences Humaines, les 8-9 Avril 2005 Et Organisé Par la Fondation du Roi Abdul-Aziz Al Saoud En Partenariat Avec la Fondation Konrad Adenauer. [REVIEW] Konrad Adenauer.
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  38. J. C. Liow (2010). Religious Education and Reformist Islam in Thailand's Southern Border Provinces: The Roles of Haji Sulong Abdul Kadir and Ismail Lutfi Japakiya. Journal of Islamic Studies 21 (1):29-58.
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  39. J. Ostling (2005). Sweden Vs. Apartheid: Putting Morality Ahead of Profit. By Abdul Karim Bangura. The European Legacy 10 (7):766.
     
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  40. Y. Rapoport (2014). On Taql D: Ibn Al Qayyim's Critique of Authority in Islamic Law by Abdul-Rahman Mustafa. Journal of Islamic Studies 25 (3):353-354.
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  41. W. Saleh (2012). Schools of Qurrhringanic Exegesis: Genesis and Development * by Hussein Abdul-Raof. Journal of Islamic Studies 23 (1):85-87.
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  42. A. Shihadeh (2004). Review: Al-Farabi: Founder of Islamic Neoplatonism: His Life, Works and Influence * Majid Fakhry: Al-Farabi: Founder of Islamic Neoplatonism: His Life, Works and Influence. [REVIEW] Journal of Islamic Studies 15 (3):347-348.
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    Eric Palmer (forthcoming). The Miracle of Microfinance? A 2016 Ethical Assessment. In Robert W. Kolb (ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society 2nd Edition. Sage Publications
    This entry focuses upon the current state of microlending activity, and particularly for-profit activity, with ethical analysis of such lending, particularly as it pertains to prospects for poverty alleviation and development for the global poor. Several specific events have lately altered the characteristics of microlending and the general assessments of its prospects: most notably the collapse of the for-profit microfinance market in Andhra Pradesh late in 2010 and research previously pursued within the same state of India that would greatly reduce (...)
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    Abdul R. JanMohamed (1985). The Economy of Manichean Allegory: The Function of Racial Difference in Colonialist Literature. Critical Inquiry 12 (1):59.
    Despite all its merits, the vast majority of critical attention devoted to colonialist literature restricts itself by severely bracketing the political context of culture and history. This typical facet of humanistic closure requires the critic systematically to avoid an analysis of the domination, manipulation, exploitation, and disfranchisement that are inevitably involved in the construction of any cultural artifact or relationship. I can best illustrate such closures in the field of colonialist discourse with two brief examples. In her book The Colonial (...)
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    Faiz Khan (2008). An Islamic Appraisal of Minding the Gap. Journal of Religious Ethics 36 (1):77-96.
    The neglect of psycho-spiritual needs of patients as they traverse the modern healthcare system has been a featured theme in medical literature over the past decade. This literature, which often highlights in-patient palliative care, as well as acute and critical care settings, influences practice guidelines and protocols of doctors and nurses. In this essay, I review some of the pertinent issues raised in the literature and examine the validity of placing an ethical perspective on this issue. I also compare Islamic (...)
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  46. Majid Roohi, Mohammad Pourmahmood Aghababa & Ahmad Reza Haghighi (2015). Switching Adaptive Controllers to Control Fractional-Order Complex Systems with Unknown Structure and Input Nonlinearities. Complexity 21 (2):211-223.
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    Majid Davoody Beni (2015). On the Ontology of Linguistic Frameworks Toward a Comprehensive Version of Empiricism. Philosophia Scientiae 19 (1):115-126.
    Can the abstract entities be designated? While the empiricists usually took the positive answer to this question as the first step toward Platonism, in his ``Empiricism, Semantics, and Ontology’’ [Carnap 1950], Carnap tried to make a reconciliation between the language referring to abstract entities on the one hand, and empiricism on the other. In this paper, firstly, I show that the ingenuity of Carnap’s approach notwithstanding, it is prone to criticism from different aspects. But I also show how, even without (...)
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  48. Majid Amini (2008). Critical Notice Logical Machines: Peirce on Psychologism. Disputatio 2 (24).
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    Bayu Taufiq Possumah, Abdul Ghafar Ismail & Shahida Shahimi (2013). Bringing Work Back in Islamic Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics 112 (2):257-270.
    Religion and work are seldom discussed. The two have caused scholars to question the religion’s role with work. This paper reviews research on the integrate between religion and work by examining issues of concept, definition, measurement, and reviewing research that examines the relationship of work and religion with respect to: different times, types of people, organize human interactions and sources of knowledge. We then discuss the methodological requirement for reintegrating work studies into social institutional theory and indicate what the conceptual (...)
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    Majid Ghorbani, Yuan Liao, Sinan Çayköylü & Masud Chand (2013). Guilt, Shame, and Reparative Behavior: The Effect of Psychological Proximity. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 114 (2):311-323.
    Research has paid scant attention to reparative behavior to compensate for unintended wrongdoing or to the role of emotions in doing the right thing. We propose a new approach to investigating reparative behavior by looking at moral emotions and psychological proximity. In this study, we compare the effects of moral emotions (guilt and shame) on the level of compensation for financial harm. We also investigate the role of transgressors’ perceived psychological proximity to the victims of wrongdoing. Our hypotheses were tested (...)
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