Search results for 'Yin Yee Wong' (try it on Scholar)

761 found
Sort by:
  1. Kai-Yee Wong, Reply to Kai-Yee Wong and Chris Fraser.score: 1360.0
    I thought the paper by Kai-yee Wong and Chris Fraser was fascinating and insightful. Two things I especially appreciated are the clarity with which they summarize my views. I think they are quite fair and accurate. Second, I appreciate their suggestion that the way to deal with the practical problem of weakness of will has much to do with the role of the Background in shaping our actions. I think they are especially on the right track when they say (...)
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  2. Victor P. Lau & Yin Yee Wong (2009). Direct and Multiplicative Effects of Ethical Dispositions and Ethical Climates on Personal Justice Norms: A Virtue Ethics Perspective. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 90 (2):279 - 294.score: 870.0
    From virtue ethics and interactionist perspectives, we hypothesized that personal justice norms (distributive and procedural justice norms) were shaped directly and multiplicatively by ethical dispositions (equity sensitivity and need for structure) and ethical climates (egoistic, benevolent, and principle climates). We collected multisource data from 123 companies in Hong Kong, with personal factors assessed by participants’ self-reports and contextual factors by aggregations of their peers. In general, LISREL analyses with latent product variables supported the direct and multiplicative relationships. Our findings could (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  3. Kai-Yee Wong, Computers, Mathematical Proof, and a Priori Knowledge.score: 240.0
    The computer played an essential role in the proof given by Kenneth Appel and Kenneth Henken of the Four-Color Theorem (4CT).1 First proposed in 1852 by Francis Guthrie, the four color problem is to determine whether four colors are sufficient to color any map on a plane so that no adjacent regions have the same color. Appel and Heken’s proof involves a lemma that a certain ‘avoidable’ set U of configurations is reducible. The proof of this critical lemma requires certain (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  4. Kai-Yee Wong (2006). Two-Dimensionalism and Kripkean A Posteriori Necessity. In Manuel Garcia-Carpintero & Josep Macià (eds.), Two-Dimensional Semantics. Oxford University Press.score: 240.0
    The essence of the associated-proposition strategy is to distinguish the necessary proposition _expressed by_ a sentence.
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  5. Kai-Yee Wong (1996). Sentence-Relativity and the Necessary a Posteriori. Philosophical Studies 83 (1):53 - 91.score: 240.0
  6. Kai -Yee Wong (1991). A Priority and Ways of Grasping a Proposition. Philosophical Studies 62 (2):151 - 164.score: 240.0
  7. Kai-Yee Wong (2007). Euthanasia, Intentions, and the Doctrine of Killing and Letting Die. In A. Yeung & H. Li (eds.), New Essays in Applied Ethics: Animal Rights, Personhood, and the Ethics of Killing. Palgrave McMillan.score: 240.0
    In 1996, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal of United States ruled that a Washington law banning physician-assisted suicide was unconstitutional. In the same year, the 2nd Circuit found a similar law in New York unconstitutional. One year later, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed both rulings, saying that there was no constitutional right to assisted suicide. However, the Court also made plain that they did not reject such a right in principle and that “citizens are free to press for permissive (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  8. Kai Yee Wong, Rigid Designation, Existence and Semantics for Quantified Modal Logic.score: 240.0
    In an English article (‘On Expressions’) Professor Shen Youding writes, ‘the meaning of a name is not the object which is mentioned by means of it’ (Shen 1992: 11). This remark touches on a big issue that has divided contemporary philosophers of language. On the one side is the Millian (after J.S. Mill), who maintains that the semantic value of a name is the object which it designates, denotes, or refers to (as I use them here, these three terms are (...)
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  9. Y. H. Wong & Ricky Yee-kwong Chan (1999). Relationship Marketing in China: Guanxi, Favouritism and Adaptation. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 22 (2):107 - 118.score: 240.0
    One of the hot research topics today is relationship marketing. However, little research has been carried out in understanding the complex concepts of Guanxi (relationship) in a Chinese society. This research describes a study to operate the constructs of guanxi and explores the importance of guanxi in relationship development in order to present a new Guanxi framework. A study of both Western and Chinese literature provides foundations of the Guanxi perspectives. The constructs of adaptation, trust, opportunism and favour are identified. (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  10. Kai-Yee Wong, Weakness of Will, the Background, and Chinese Thought.score: 240.0
    This essay applies John Searle’s account of weakness of will to explore the classical Chinese problem of weak-willed action. Searle’s discussion focuses on the shortcomings of the Western classical model of rationality in explaining weakness of will, so he naturally says little about the practical ethical problem of overcoming weak-willed action, the focus of the relevant Chinese texts. Yet his theory of action, specifically his notion of the Background, suggests a compelling approach to the practical issue, one that converges with (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  11. Kai-Yee Wong, Implicature, Conditional Strengthening, and Argumentation.score: 240.0
    Arguments are movements of thought. From a logical point of view, such a movement is justifiable as it tends to preserve or transmit truth. To speak of such tendency is to abstract from particular movements of thought and to ascent to the forms of such movements. Thus logical theory is said to concern rules of validity or cogency that one may use to evaluate forms of arguments, forms as may be instantiated by particular sets of statements which we may use (...)
    Translate to English
    | Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  12. Kai-Yee Wong, Critical Thinking Through Applied Ethics and the Problem of Advocacy.score: 240.0
    Over the past three decades or so, the teaching of critical thinking as an essential part of general education has exerted a significant influence on contemporary post secondary education. Critical thinking includes as a central part traditional logic but goes beyond it both in scope and in the conception of what the evaluation of arguments involves, or, to put it in another way, in the very conception of what constitutes the ability to reason well. Indeed one of the notable trends (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  13. Kai-Yee Wong, Nozick and Indigenous Truth.score: 240.0
    Applying two-dimensional modal semantics, some philosophers, most recently Frank Jackson and David Chalmers among others, have sought to provide analyses of Kripke’s examples of the necessary a posteriori. Despite the massive amount of attention that two-dimensionalism has received of late, Robert Nozick’s recent accounting of Kripke’s examples, which bears striking similarities to these two-dimensionalist analyses but reached a different conclusion, has gone unnoticed. This paper argues that (a) underlying such a difference is a serious problem with the two-dimensionalist approach to (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  14. Kai-Yee Wong, Rachels on Euthanasia.score: 240.0
    widely reprinted articles on euthanasia in bioethics , is still very much alive. The following policy statement cited and..
    Translate to English
    |
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  15. Kai-Yee Wong, Metaphysical Realism, Scepticism, and Two Dimensionalism.score: 240.0
    I understand (MR) as meaning that there is a way the world is that is independent of our minds or representations. One may also state (MR) in terms of ‘A description/language independent world/reality’ or ‘a conceptual scheme independent world/reality’. For our purposes, we need not distinguish these variants of formulation.
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  16. Kai-Yee Wong (1996). Singular Propositions and the A Priori. Journal of Philosophical Research 21:107-116.score: 240.0
    In Frege’s Puzzle, Nathan Salmon argues that his theory of singular propositions enables him to refute Saul Kripke’s claim that some identity statements are necessary and yet a posteriori. In this paper, through a critical examination of Salmon’s rejoinders to my earlier objections to his argument, I show what implications the theory of singular propositions has for the notion of apriority. I argue that Salmon’s handling of the ‘trivialization problem,’ which presents serious difficulties for his ‘absolute’ account of apriority, leaves (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  17. Kai-Yee Wong (2008). Testimony and Computer Proof. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 53:317-323.score: 240.0
    This article aims to evaluate the purported empirical character of computer-assisted proof, as suggested by Thomas Tymoczko and others. Tymoczko famously argued that the proof of the Four-Color Theorem introduced a new, empirical method of proof, forcing us to modify the traditional conception of mathematical argument as a priori reasoning. Detlefsen and Luker contended that Tymoczko’s suggestion entailed that typically mathematical proofs were empirical. My chief interest is to raise some objections to a line of thought common to both of (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  18. Kai-Yee Wong (1991). "A Priority" and Ways of Grasping a Proposition. Philosophical Studies 62 (2):151 - 164.score: 240.0
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  19. Kai-Yee Wong (2006). Two-Dimensionalism, Context and Reference. In Manuel Garcia-Carpintero & Josep Macià (eds.), Two-Dimensional Semantics. Clarendon Press.score: 240.0
    No categories
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  20. David Wong (1987). The Author Responds: Wong to Fuller. Social Epistemology 1 (4):365 – 371.score: 120.0
    No categories
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  21. Ming Wong (2008). 阴阳理论 一个熵定律的形而上学. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 15:409-419.score: 120.0
    For the life system, the being behind physics being is a being of unequilibrium thermodynamics system with high negative entropy. The western science, the western philosophy includes the rationalism, and non-rationalism, the post modernism can't be complete to describe this metaphysics being. But the yin and yang theories is complete to describe this at the right moment and more. The yin and yang theories is the metaphysics of the life system, is the metaphysics of the being with negative entropy.
    No categories
    Translate to English
    | Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  22. Ming Wong (2008). Ying Yang Theory. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 15:253-262.score: 120.0
    For the Life system, behind the physics being, there is a metaphysics being that poses a non-equilibrium thermodynamics system which consist high negative entropy. Western science, western philosophy, including Western rationalism, and the nonrational, post-modernism can not completely explain this being. Theyin and yang theory can clearly illustrate it. The Yin and Yang is the knowledge of metaphysics being of life, is the metaphysics theory under the law of negative entropy.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  23. Haiguang Yin (2004). Luo Ji Xin Yin: Zen Yang Pan Bie Shi Fei = Luoji Xinyin: Zenyang Panbie Shifei. Shanghai San Lian Shu Dian.score: 120.0
    No categories
    Translate to English
    |
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  24. Haiguang Yin (2004). Si Xiang Yu Fang Fa: Yin Haiguang Xuan Ji. Shanghai San Lian Shu Dian.score: 120.0
    Translate to English
    |
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  25. David B. Wong (2006). Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism. Oxford University Press.score: 60.0
    David B. Wong proposes that there can be a plurality of true moralities, moralities that exist across different traditions and cultures, all of which address facets of the same problem: how we are to live well together. Wong examines a wide array of positions and texts within the Western canon as well as in Chinese philosophy, and draws on philosophy, psychology, evolutionary theory, history, and literature, to make a case for the importance of pluralism in moral life, and (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  26. Robin Snell & Amy Wong (2013). Conservative Transformation: Actively Managed Corporate Volunteerism in Hong Kong. [REVIEW] Asian Journal of Business Ethics 2 (1):35 - 63.score: 60.0
    Abstract Our Hong Kong-based study used interviews with volunteers and other stakeholders to investigate the perceived integrity and commitment of firms’ adoption of actively managed corporate volunteerism (AMCV), to examine whether AMCV was removing barriers against voluntary community service work and to identify volunteers’ motives for AMCV involvement. Interviewees perceived that firms were adopting strategically instrumental approaches to AMCV, combining community service provision with corporate image promotion and/or with organisational development. They indicated that although AMCV was mobilizing people, who would (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  27. Eva Wong (ed.) (1999). The Pocket Tao Reader. Distributed in the U.S. By Random House.score: 60.0
    "The Tao that can be spoken of is not the real Way" reads a famous line from the Tao-te Ching. But although the Tao cannot be described in words, words can convey a fleeting glimpse of that mysterious source of life. Here, in miniature, is a beginner's entree into the vast treasury of the Taoist canon: the shamanic songs that are the roots of Taoism; the Tao-te Ching, Chuang-tzu, and Lieh-tzu; stories of Taoist immortals and magicians, and guidelines on meditation (...)
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  28. Wai-hung Wong (2009). The Cosmic Lottery. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 66 (3):155 - 165.score: 30.0
    One version of the argument for design relies on the assumption that the apparent fine-tuning of the universe for the existence of life requires an explanation. I argue that the assumption is false. Philosophers who argue for the assumption usually appeal to analogies, such as the one in which a person was to draw a particular straw among a very large number of straws in order not to be killed. Philosophers on the other side appeal to analogies like the case (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  29. Hong Yu Wong (2005). The Metaphysics of Emergence. Noûs 39 (4):658 - 678.score: 30.0
    The following framework of theses, roughly hewn, shapes contemporary discussion of the problem of mental causation: (1) Non-Identity of the Mental and the Physical Mental properties and states cannot be identified with specific physical properties and states. (2) Causal Closure (Completeness) of the Physical The objective probability of every physical event is fixed by prior physical events and laws alone. (This thesis is sometimes expressed in terms of explanation: In tracing the causal history of any physical event, one need not (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  30. David B. Wong (1995). Pluralistic Relativism. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 20 (1):378-399.score: 30.0
    No categories
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  31. Wai-Hung Wong (2011). What the Skeptic Still Can't Learn From How We Use the Word 'Know'. In J. Bridges, N. Kolodny & W. Wong (eds.), The Possibility of Philosophical Understanding: Reflections on the Thought of Barry Stroud. Oxford University Press.score: 30.0
     ’ The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism has been widely read and discussed by philosophers who are interested in skepticism about our knowledge of the external world.1 Some of his later writings on the topic (such as Stroud (1989) and (1994)) are considered essential reading too. This does not, however, mean that what Stroud says about skepticism2 has as much impact on the discussion of skepticism as it deserves. It seems that his insights into the nature of skepticism have been (...)
    Translate to English
    | Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  32. Michael J. Jacobson, Charlotte Taylor, Anne Newstead, Wai Yat Wong, Deborah Richards, Meredith Taylor, Porte John, Kartiko Iwan, Kapur Manu & Hu Chun (2011). Collaborative Virtual Worlds and Productive Failure. In Proceedings of the CSCL (Computer Supported Cognition and Learning) III. University of Hong Kong.score: 30.0
    This paper reports on an ongoing ARC Discovery Project that is conducting design research into learning in collaborative virtual worlds (CVW).The paper will describe three design components of the project: (a) pedagogical design, (b)technical and graphics design, and (c) learning research design. The perspectives of each design team will be discussed and how the three teams worked together to produce the CVW. The development of productive failure learning activities for the CVW will be discussed and there will be an interactive (...)
    Translate to English
    | Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  33. David B. Wong (2009). Emotion and the Cognition of Reasons in Moral Motivation. Philosophical Issues 19 (1):343-367.score: 30.0
  34. David B. Wong (2006). The Meaning of Detachment in Daoism, Buddhism, and Stoicism. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 5 (2):207-219.score: 30.0
  35. Kenman Wong (2000). The Development of Computer Ethics: Contributions From Business Ethics and Medical Ethics. Science and Engineering Ethics 6 (2):245-253.score: 30.0
    In this essay, we demonstrate that the field of computer ethics shares many core similarities with two other areas of applied ethics, Academicians writing and teaching in the area of computer ethics, along with practitioners, must address ethical issues that are qualitatively similar in nature to those raised in medicine and business. In addition, as academic disciplines, these three fields also share some similar concerns. For example, all face the difficult challenge of maintaining a credible dialogue with diverse constituents such (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  36. Wai-hung Wong (2009). Internalism About Justification and the Skeptic's Dilemma. Erkenntnis 71 (3):361 - 375.score: 30.0
    I first argue that the skeptic needs an internalist conception of justification for her argument for skepticism. I then argue that the skeptic also needs to show that we do not have perceptual access to the world if her skepticism is to be a real threat to human knowledge of the world. This, I conclude, puts the skeptic in a dilemma, for internalist conceptions of justification presuppose that we have perceptual access to the world.
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  37. David B. Wong (2008). Constructing Normative Objectivity in Ethics. Social Philosophy and Policy 25 (1):237-266.score: 30.0
    This essay explains the inescapability of moral demands. I deny that the individual has genuine reason to comply with these demands only if she has desires that would be served by doing so. Rather, the learning of moral reasons helps to shape and channel self- and other-interested motivations so as to facilitate and promote social cooperation. This shaping happens through the “embedding” of reasons in the intentional objects of motivational propensities. The dominance of the instrumental conception of reason, according to (...)
    Direct download (9 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  38. Wai-hung Wong (2008). What Williamson's Anti-Luminosity Argument Really Is. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 89 (4):536-543.score: 30.0
    Abstract: Williamson argues that when one feels cold, one may not be in a position to know that one feels cold. He thinks this argument can be generalized to show that no mental states are such that when we are in them we are in a position to know that we are in them. I argue that his argument is a sorites argument in disguise because it relies on the implicit premise that warming up is gradual. Williamson claims that his (...)
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  39. Wai-hung Wong (2008). Meaningfulness and Identities. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 11 (2):123-148.score: 30.0
    Three distinct but related questions can be asked about the meaningfulness of one’s life. The first is ‘What is the meaning of life?,’ which can be called ‘the cosmic question about meaningfulness’; the second is ‘What is a meaningful life?,’ which can be called ‘the general question about meaningfulness’; and the third is ‘What is the meaning of my life?,’ which can be called ‘the personal question about meaningfulness.’ I argue that in order to deal with all three questions we (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  40. Hong Yu Wong, Emergent Properties.score: 30.0
    Emergence is a notorious philosophical term of art. A variety of theorists have appropriated it for their purposes ever since George Henry Lewes gave it a philosophical sense in his 1875 Problems of Life and Mind. We might roughly characterize the shared meaning thus: emergent entities (properties or substances) ‘arise’ out of more fundamental entities and yet are ‘novel’ or ‘irreducible’ with respect to them. (For example, it is sometimes said that consciousness is an emergent property of the brain.) Each (...)
    Translate to English
    | Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  41. Meiling Wong (2010). Guanxi Management as Complex Adaptive Systems: A Case Study of Taiwanese Odi in China. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 91 (3):419 - 432.score: 30.0
    In China, guanxi is the basis on which Chinese exchange a lifetime of favors, resources, and business leverage. Guanxi is considered a unique construct and a product of Confucian values and the contemporary political and socioeconomic system in Chinese society. With its cultural embeddings guanxi , as the social norm of conduct, functions as complex adaptive systems that expand and interconnect to become well-knit social networks; meanwhile the functions of well-fixing and self-reinforcement of the guanxi networks ( chuens ) are (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  42. David B. Wong (1989). Universalism Versus Love with Distinctions: An Ancient Debate Revived. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 16 (3-4):251-272.score: 30.0
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  43. David B. Wong (2006). Moral Reasons: Internal and External. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 72 (3):536 - 558.score: 30.0
    The view defended is one sense externalist on the relation between moral reasons and motivation: A's having a moral reason to do X does not necessarily imply that A has a motivation that would support A's doing X via some appropriate deliberative route. However, it is in another sense externalist in holding that there are the kind of moral reasons there are only if the relevant motivational capacities are "generally present" in human beings, if not in all individuals. The process (...)
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  44. Hong Yu Wong (2006). Emergents From Fusion. Philosophy of Science 73 (3):345-367.score: 30.0
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  45. Wai-hung Wong (2006). Moore, the Skeptic, and the Philosophical Context. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 87 (2):271–287.score: 30.0
    I argue that Moore's arguments have anti-skeptical force even though they beg the question against skepticism because they target the skeptic rather than skepticism directly. Moore offers two arguments which are usually conflated by his interpreters, namely, his proof of an external world and a reductio argument. I explain why the anti-skeptical force of the latter has to be derived from that of the former. I consider an objection to Moore that is based on distinguishing between the everyday and the (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  46. Ricky Y. K. Chan, Y. H. Wong & T. K. P. Leung (2008). Applying Ethical Concepts to the Study of “Green” Consumer Behavior: An Analysis of Chinese Consumers' Intentions to Bring Their Own Shopping Bags. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 79 (4):469 - 481.score: 30.0
    Drawing on the general ethics and social psychology literature, this study presents a model to delineate the major factors likely to affect consumers’ intentions to bring their own shopping bags when visiting a supermarket (called “bring your own bags” or “BYOB” intention). The model is empirically validated using a survey of 250 Chinese consumers. Overall, the findings support the hypothesized direct influence of teleological evaluation and habit on BYOB (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  47. David Wong (2011). Kupperman, Joel J., Six Myths About the Good Life: Thinking About What Has Value. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 10 (1):107-109.score: 30.0
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  48. Yan Yin (2008). 论个体自我认同危机. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 36:293-297.score: 30.0
    Self-identity of Individual-subject is evaluative knowledge and factive confirmation on basic of an evaluative knowledge on “who am I”. Crisis of Self-identity of Individual-subject is a extremely stern reality which Individual-subject is confronted with in modern sociality. The paper researches the essence of self-identity of individual-subject, and analyzes the characteristics and reasons of crisis of self-identity of individual-subject from the point of view of theory of evaluation. The paper hold that crisis of self-identity of individual-subject is a difficult position of (...)
    No categories
    Translate to English
    | Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  49. Annette J. Browne, Colleen Varcoe, Victoria Smye, Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham, M. Judith Lynam & Sabrina Wong (2009). Cultural Safety and the Challenges of Translating Critically Oriented Knowledge in Practice. Nursing Philosophy 10 (3):167-179.score: 30.0
    Cultural safety is a relatively new concept that has emerged in the New Zealand nursing context and is being taken up in various ways in Canadian health care discourses. Our research team has been exploring the relevance of cultural safety in the Canadian context, most recently in relation to a knowledge-translation study conducted with nurses practising in a large tertiary hospital. We were drawn to using cultural safety because we conceptualized it as being compatible with critical theoretical perspectives that foster (...)
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  50. Wai-Hung Wong & Zanja Yudell (2013). How Fallacious is the Consequence Fallacy? Philosophical Studies 165 (1):221-227.score: 30.0
    Timothy Williamson argues against the tactic of criticizing confidence in a theory by identifying a logical consequence of the theory whose probability is not raised by the evidence. He dubs it “the consequence fallacy”. In this paper, we will show that Williamson’s formulation of the tactic in question is ambiguous. On one reading of Williamson’s formulation, the tactic is indeed a fallacy, but it is not a commonly used tactic; on another reading, it is a commonly used tactic (or at (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
1 — 50 / 761