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  1. To Sue or Not to Sue: An Experimental Study of Factors Affecting Hong Kong Liquidators Audit Litigation Decisions. [REVIEW]Michael J. Ferguson & Abdul Majid - 2003 - 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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    An Analysis of Hong Kong Auditors' Perceptions of the Importance of Selected Red Flag Factors in Risk Assessment.Abdul Majid, Ferdinand A. Gul & Judy S. L. Tsui - 2001 - 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. The Wandering Thoughts of a Dying Man: The Life and Times of Haji Abdul Majid Bin Zainuddin.Clive S. Kessler & William R. Roff - 1980 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 100 (1):40.
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  4. Can Language Restructure Cognition? The Case for Space.Asifa Majid, Melissa Bowerman, Sotaro Kita, Daniel B. M. Haun & Stephen C. Levinson - 2004 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 8 (3):108-114.
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    Odors Are Expressible in Language, as Long as You Speak the Right Language.Asifa Majid & Niclas Burenhult - 2014 - Cognition 130 (2):266-270.
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    Revisiting the Limits of Language: The Odor Lexicon of Maniq.Ewelina Wnuk & Asifa Majid - 2014 - Cognition 131 (1):125-138.
  7. Spatial Terms Reflect Near-Optimal Spatial Categories.Naveen Khetarpal, Asifa Majid & Terry Regier - 2009 - In N. A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. pp. 2396--2401.
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    Can Nomenclature for the Body Be Explained by Embodiment Theories?Asifa Majid & Miriam Staden - 2015 - 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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    Differential Ineffability and the Senses.Stephen C. Levinson & Asifa Majid - 2014 - 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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  10. The Semantic Categories of Cutting and Breaking Events: A Crosslinguistic Perspective.Asifa Majid, Melissa Bowerman, Miriam van Staden & James S. Boster - 2007 - Cognitive Linguistics 18 (2).
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    Antecedent Frequency Effects During the Processing of Pronouns.Roger P. G. van Gompel & Asifa Majid - 2004 - Cognition 90 (3):255-264.
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    WEIRD Languages Have Misled Us, Too.Asifa Majid & Stephen C. Levinson - 2010 - 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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    Current Emotion Research in the Language Sciences.Asifa Majid - 2012 - 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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    The Cross-Linguistic Categorization of Everyday Events: A Study of Cutting and Breaking.Asifa Majid, James S. Boster & Melissa Bowerman - 2008 - Cognition 109 (2):235-250.
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    Frames of Reference and Language Concepts.Asifa Majid - 2002 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 6 (12):503-504.
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    Medical Management of Infant Intersex: The Juridico‐Ethical Dilemma of Contemporary Islamic Legal Response.Sayed Sikandar Shah Haneef & Mahmood Zuhdi Haji Abd Majid - 2015 - 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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    Bridging the Gap: From Cognitive Anthropology to Cognitive Science.Andrea Bender, Sieghard Beller, Giovanni Bennardo, James S. Boster, Asifa Majid & Douglas L. Medin - 2010 - In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society.
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    Language Does Provide Support for Basic Tastes.Asifa Majid & Stephen C. Levinson - 2008 - 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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    Cultural Factors Shape Olfactory Language.Asifa Majid - 2015 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19 (11):629-630.
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    Covariation and Quantifier Polarity: What Determines Causal Attribution in Vignettes?Asifa Majid, Anthony J. Sanford & Martin J. Pickering - 2006 - Cognition 99 (1):35-51.
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    The Role of Language in a Science of Emotion.Asifa Majid - 2012 - 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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    A Crosslinguistic Perspective on Semantic Cognition.Asifa Majid & Falk Huettig - 2008 - 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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    Shades of Emotion: What the Addition of Sunglasses or Masks to Faces Reveals About the Development of Facial Expression Processing.Debi Roberson, Mariko Kikutani, Paula Döge, Lydia Whitaker & Asifa Majid - 2012 - Cognition 125 (2):195-206.
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    Modern Malay Verse, 1946-61.E. B., Oliver Rice, Abdullah Majid & Asraf Abdullah Majid - 1963 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 83 (2):281.
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    Putting and Taking Events.Bhuvana Narasimhan, Anetta Kopecka, Melissa Bowerman, Marianne Gullberg & Asifa Majid - 2012 - In Anetta Kopecka & Bhuvana Narasimhan (eds.), Events of "Putting" and "Taking": A Crosslinguistic Perspective. John Benjamins. pp. 1.
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    Vision Verbs Dominate in Conversation Across Cultures, but the Ranking of Non-Visual Verbs Varies.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 - 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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    Manners of Human Gait: A Crosslinguistic Event-Naming Study.Dan I. Slobin, Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano, Anetta Kopecka & Asifa Majid - 2014 - Cognitive Linguistics 25 (4).
    Name der Zeitschrift: Cognitive Linguistics Jahrgang: 25 Heft: 4 Seiten: 701-741.
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    Predictive Factors for Unanticipated Admission Following Day Case Surgery.Giuseppe Garcea, Ibrar Majid, Clare J. Pattenden, Christopher D. Sutton, Christopher P. Neal & David P. Berry - 2008 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (1):175-177.
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    The Semantics of Reciprocal Constructions Across Languages.Asifa Majid, Nicholas Evans, Alice Gaby & Stephen C. Levinson - 2011 - In Nicholas Evans (ed.), Reciprocals and Semantic Typology. John Benjamins Pub. Company. pp. 29.
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    Letters to the Editor.Nick Sharp, Mark McGurl, David Latané & Anouar Majid - 1997 - Critical Inquiry 23 (2):419-423.
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  31. How Similar Are Semantic Categories in Closely Related Languages? A Comparison of Cutting and Breaking in Four Germanic Languages.Asifa Majid, Marianne Gullberg, Miriam van Staden & Melissa Bowerman - 2007 - Cognitive Linguistics 18 (2).
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  32. Nicholas Evans.Asifa Majid, Christian J. Rapold, Peter Hurst, Ulrike Zeshan, Toshiki Osada, N. J. Enfield, Nicole Kruspe & Niclas Burenhult - 2011 - In Nicholas Evans (ed.), Reciprocals and Semantic Typology. John Benjamins Pub. Company. pp. 341.
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    Baburnama: Chaghatay Turkish Text with Abdul-Rahim Khankhanan's Persian TranslationBābūr-Nāma , by Zahīr Al-Dīn Muḥammad BābūrBabur-Nama , by Zahir Al-Din Muhammad Babur.Robert Dankoff, Abdul-Rahim Khankhanan, W. M. Thackston, Eijo Mano, Zahīr al-Dīn Muḥammad Bābūr & Zahir al-Din Muhammad Babur - 1997 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 117 (4):744.
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    Response to Majid: Neurocognitive and Cultural Approaches to Odor Naming Are Complementary.Jonas K. Olofsson & Jay A. Gottfried - 2015 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19 (11):630-631.
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    Al-Kashi on Root Extraction. Abdul-Kader Dakhel.Asger Aaboe - 1962 - Speculum 37 (2):268-268.
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    Majid Fakhry, "A History of Islamic Philosophy". [REVIEW]Robert E. Abu Shanab - 1972 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 10 (2):221.
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    Ibn Maskawaih. By Khwaja Abdul Hamid. Pp. 130. Shaikh Muhammad Ashraf: Lahore. 1946. Rs. 2·8.).A. S. Tritton - 1947 - Philosophy 22 (83):270-.
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    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]Laurence Housman - 1947 - Philosophy 22 (82):170-.
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    Religious Education and Reformist Islam in Thailand's Southern Border Provinces: The Roles of Haji Sulong Abdul Kadir and Ismail Lutfi Japakiya.J. C. Liow - 2010 - Journal of Islamic Studies 21 (1):29-58.
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    FAKHRY, Majid, Histoire de la Philosophie islamiqueFAKHRY, Majid, Histoire de la Philosophie Islamique.Richard Bodéüs - 1991 - Laval Théologique et Philosophique 47 (2):283-283.
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    Review of Philosophy, Dogma and the Impact of Greek Thought in Islam by Majid Fakhry. [REVIEW]John Bussanich - 1997 - Philosophy East and West 47 (2):282-283.
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  42. Arabic and Islamic Garland: Historical, Educational and Literary Papers Presented to Abdul-Latif Tibawi by Colleagues, Friends and Students.Umar Abd-Allāh & Umar Abd-Allah - 1980 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 100 (2):141.
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  43. Review of A Short Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism by Majid Fakhry. [REVIEW]Mehdi Aminrazavi - forthcoming - Philosophy East and West:148-149.
     
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  44. The Saṃdeśarāsaka of Abdul RahmanThe Samdesarasaka of Abdul Rahman.Aditya Behl & C. M. Mayrhofer - 2000 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 120 (3):468.
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  45. 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]Abdou Filali-Ansary (ed.) - 2008 - Konrad Adenauer.
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  46. Majid Fakhry, "Ethical Theories in Islam". [REVIEW]Peter Heath - 1994 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 32 (2):299.
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  47. Sweden Vs. Apartheid: Putting Morality Ahead of Profit. By Abdul Karim Bangura.J. Ostling - 2005 - The European Legacy 10 (7):766.
     
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  48. On Taql D: Ibn Al Qayyim's Critique of Authority in Islamic Law by Abdul-Rahman Mustafa.Y. Rapoport - 2014 - Journal of Islamic Studies 25 (3):353-354.
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  49. Schools of Qurrhringanic Exegesis: Genesis and Development * by Hussein Abdul-Raof.W. Saleh - 2012 - Journal of Islamic Studies 23 (1):85-87.
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  50. 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]A. Shihadeh - 2004 - Journal of Islamic Studies 15 (3):347-348.
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