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    Tak Sing Cheung & Ambrose Yeo-chi king (2004). Righteousness and Profitableness: The Moral Choices of Contemporary Confucian Entrepreneurs. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 54 (3):245 - 260.
    The present study takes Confucian entrepreneurs as an entry point to portray the dynamics and problems involved in the process of putting moral precepts into practice, a central issue in business ethics. Confucian entrepreneurs are defined as the owners of manufacturing or business firms who harbor the moral values of Confucianism. Other than a brief account of their historical background, 41 subjects from various parts of Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur were selected for in-depth interviews. By (...)
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    Tak Sing Cheung & Ambrose Yeo-Chi King (2004). Righteousness and Profitableness: The Moral Choices of Contemporary Confucian Entrepreneurs. Journal of Business Ethics 54 (3):243-257.
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    Johnson Chun-Sing Cheung (2015). A Letter to the Late Felix Biestek: Revisiting the Seven Principles of The Casework Relationship with Contemporary Struggles. Ethics and Social Welfare 9 (1):92-100.
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    Barbara Chuen Yee Lo, Shun Lau, Sing-Hang Cheung & Nicholas B. Allen (2012). The Impact of Rumination on Internal Attention Switching. Cognition and Emotion 26 (2):209-223.
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    Tracy T. L. Cheung, Marleen Gillebaart, Floor Kroese & Denise De Ridder (2014). Why Are People with High Self-Control Happier? The Effect of Trait Self-Control on Happiness as Mediated by Regulatory Focus. Frontiers in Psychology 5.
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    Millissa F. Y. Cheung, Wei-Ping Wu, Allan K. K. Chan & May M. L. Wong (2009). Supervisor—Subordinate Guanxi and Employee Work Outcomes: The Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 88 (1):77 - 89.
    In this study, we attempt to explain the divergent results found in the relationships between supervisor-subordinate guanxi and employee work outcomes. Specifically, we propose that the relationships between supervisor-subordinate guanxi and participatory management, turnover intentions, and organizational commitment are mediated by job satisfaction. Based on the data collected from a sample of 196 employees of three local manufacturing firms in Zhejiang Province, China, we found that job satisfaction fully mediated the effects of supervisor-subordinate guanxi on participatory management and intentions to (...)
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    Olivia S. Cheung & Isabel Gauthier (2014). Visual Appearance Interacts with Conceptual Knowledge in Object Recognition. Frontiers in Psychology 5.
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    Alex W. H. Chan & Hoi Yan Cheung (2012). Cultural Dimensions, Ethical Sensitivity, and Corporate Governance. Journal of Business Ethics 110 (1):45-59.
    The economic globalization process has integrated different competitive markets and pushes firms in different countries to improve their managerial and operational efficiencies. Given the recent empirical evidence for the benefits to firms and stakeholders of good corporate governance (CG) practice, it is expected that good CG practice would be a common strategy for firms in different countries to meet the increasingly intense competition; however, this is not the case. This study examines the differences in CG practices in firms across different (...)
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    Kwok Tung Cheung (2008). On a Recent Naturalism Debate in Business Ethics – From a Philosophy Point of View. Journal of Business Ethics 82 (4):889-898.
    William C. Frederick proposes a naturalistic business ethics. Many commentators focus on the issues of naturalistic fallacy, deprivation of freedom of the will, and possibility of important and universal moral values in business ethics. I argue that an ethics being naturalistic is not a worry. The issue of deprivation of free will is irrelevant. Yet there are urgent questions regarding the possibility of important and universal moral values, which may prevent Frederick’s view from getting off the ground.
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    Liviu Florea, Yu Ha Cheung & Neil C. Herndon (2013). For All Good Reasons: Role of Values in Organizational Sustainability. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 114 (3):393-408.
    Management practices are at the heart of most organizations’ sustainability efforts. Despite the importance of values for the design and implementation of such practices, few researchers have analyzed how human values, particularly ethical values, relate to human resource management practices in organizations. The purpose of this conceptual paper is to integrate scholarship on organizational sustainability, human resource practices, and values in delineating how four specific values—altruism, empathy, positive norm of reciprocity, and private self-effacement—support effective human resource practices in organizations. This (...)
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    Yan Leung Cheung, Weiqiang Tan, Hee-Joon Ahn & Zheng Zhang (2010). Does Corporate Social Responsibility Matter in Asian Emerging Markets? Journal of Business Ethics 92 (3):401-413.
    This study addresses the question whether corporate social responsibility (CSR) matters in Asian Emerging Markets. Based on CSR scores compiled by Credit Lyonnais Securities (Asia), we assess the CSR performance of major Asian firms over a period of 3 years, from 2001 to 2004. The results show that there is a positive and significant relation between CSR and market valuation among Asian firms. We further find that CSR is positively related to the market valuation of the subsequent year. More importantly, (...)
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    Chau-kiu Cheung & Andrew Chi-fai Chan (2005). Philosophical Foundations of Eminent Hong Kong Chinese Ceos' Leadership. Journal of Business Ethics 60 (1):47 - 62.
    Because of the importance of Confucian doctrines in shaping ethical business practices under Chinese leadership, revealing the roles of other Chinese ethical doctrines in modern Chinese leadership is informative. A thorough understanding of the ethical foundations of Chinese leadership is necessary for fruitful interaction with Chinese leaders, according to cultural fit theory. The present study illustrates the philosophical foundations of business management, based on dialogues with five eminent corporate executive officers (CEOs). It reveals that the CEOs practice a style of (...)
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    Manfred Sing (2008). Sacred Law Reconsidered. Journal of Religious Ethics 36 (1):97-121.
    People everywhere search for answers by using the resources of their traditions. They wish to do so in a legitimate way, and so they consult official institutions, specialists, and skilled individuals for their opinions; regardless of religious or cultural contexts, the common aim of these experts is to produce security, unity, and trust. Therefore, the norm-finding processes in Islamic and Western contexts share fundamental similarities: the problem of finding a final ground for judgment, the strategies of constructing coherence and of (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2010). Bodies of Thought. Science, Religion, and the Soul in the Early Enlightenment. Early Science and Medicine 15 (3):313-314.
  15. Leo K. C. Cheung (2008). The Disenchantment of Nonsense: Understanding Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Philosophical Investigations 31 (3):197–226.
    This paper aims to argue against the resolute reading, and offer a correct way of reading Wittgenstein'sTractatus. According to the resolute reading, nonsense can neither say nor show anything. The Tractatus does not advance any theory of meaning, nor does it adopt the notion of using signs in contravention of logical syntax. Its sentences, except a few constituting the frame, are all nonsensical. Its aim is merely to liberate nonsense utterers from nonsense. I argue that these points are either not (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2006). The Hidden Order of Preformation: Plans, Functions, and Hierarchies in the Organic Systems of Louis Bourguet, Charles Bonnet and Georges Cuvier. Early Science and Medicine 11 (1):11-49.
    In eighteenth-century French natural history, the notion of preformation was not only a model for a small preexisting embryo that gradually extended its shape through the influx of particles, but also for an order that coordinated the dynamic relation between organic parts. Preformation depended therefore also on a hidden order behind the continuity of visible forms. Louis Bourguet, Charles Bonnet, and Georges Cuvier distinguished three organizational levels: First, the synchronic or functional order of organic systems; second, the diachronic order of (...)
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2004). Showing, Analysis and the Truth-Functionality of Logical Necessity in Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Synthese 139 (1):81 - 105.
    This paper aims to explain how the Tractatus attempts to unify logic by deriving the truth-functionality of logical necessity from the thesis that a proposition shows its sense. I first interpret the Tractarian notion of showing as the displaying of what is intrinsic to an expression (or a symbol). Then I argue that, according to the Tractatus, the thesis that a proposition shows its sense implies the determinacy of sense, the possibility of the complete elimination of non-primitive symbols, the analyticity (...)
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    A. Baltag, E. C. Banks, L. Boi, G. Bonanno, B. Brogaard, L. K. C. Cheung, D. Costantini, U. Garibaldi, V. Goranko & C. Hitchcock (2004). Armour-Garb, B., 491. Synthese 139 (515).
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (1999). The Proofs of the Grundgedanke in Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Synthese 120 (3):395-410.
    The Tractatus contains twodifferent proofs of the Grundgedanke, or thenonreferentiality of logical constants. In thispaper, I explicate the first proof in TLP 5.4s andreconstruct the less explicitly stated second proof. My explication of the first proof shows it to beelegant but based on an invalid inference. In myreconstruction of the second proof, the main argumentis that the sign of a logical constant does not denotebecause it possesses the punctuation-mark-nature. Andit possesses the punctuation-mark-nature because,given the analyticity thesis in TLP 5, one (...)
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    Olivia S. Cheung, William G. Hayward & Isabel Gauthier (2009). Dissociating the Effects of Angular Disparity and Image Similarity in Mental Rotation and Object Recognition. Cognition 113 (1):128-133.
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    Him Cheung, Hsuan-Chih Chen, Chun Yip Lai, On Chi Wong & Melanie Hills (2001). The Development of Phonological Awareness: Effects of Spoken Language Experience and Orthography. Cognition 81 (3):227-241.
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  22. José E. Spinelli, Noé Cheung & Amauri Garcia (2011). On Array Models Theoretical Predictions Versus Measurements for the Growth of Cells and Dendrites in the Transient Solidification of Binary Alloys. Philosophical Magazine 91 (12):1705-1723.
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2000). The Tractarian Operation N and Expressive Completeness. Synthese 123 (2):247-261.
    The purpose of this paper is threefold. First, I visit the Fogelin–Geach-dispute, criticizeMiller''s interpretation of the Geachian notationN(x:N(fx)) and conclude that Fogelin''s argumentagainst the expressive completeness of the Tractariansystem of logic is unacceptable and that the adoptionof the Geachian notation N(x:fx) would not violate TLP5.32. Second, I prove that a system of quantificationtheory with finite domains and with N as the solefundamental operation is expressively complete. Lastly, I argue that the Tractarian system is apredicate-eliminated many-sorted theory (withoutidentity) with finite domains (...)
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2016). Three Sosaian Responses and a Wittgensteinian Response to the Dream Argument in the Zhuangzi. Philosophia 44 (3):721-743.
    Ernest Sosa has proposed at least three responses to the dream argument for skepticism in his writings in the past decade. The first and the main purpose of this paper is to critically examine the three Sosaian responses, as well as a Wittgensteinian response Sosa would endorse, by investigating whether they can refute the six different versions of the dream argument found in a passage in the Zhuangzi. The second purpose of this paper is exactly to offer an exposition of (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2010). Omnis Fibra Ex Fibra : Fibre Economies in Bonnet's and Diderot's Models of Organic Order. In Early Science and Medicine. Brill 66-104.
    In a long-term transformation, that begins in Antiquity but takes a crucial turn in the Renaissance anatomies, the “fibre” becomes from around 1750 the operative building block and at the same time the first unifying principle of function-structure-complexes of organic bodies. It occupies the role that the cell takes up in the cell œconomies of the second third of the nineteenth century. In this paper, I will first discuss some key notions, technical analogies, and images that are related to “fibre”-concepts (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2007). Tonische Bewegung, Energie und ratio: Georg Ernst Stahls Agentenmodell des ,,Organismus" und die kategorielle Differenz zwischen Lebendigem und Unlebendigem. Early Science and Medicine 12 (4):337-375.
    This essay focuses on the structure of agency in Georg Ernst Stahl's model of organic order and the role that it plays for the difference between living and non-living beings in the discourses of medicine and natural history around 1700. Stahl calls the order of organic beings an "organism". He characterizes the "organism" through the notions of tonic movement, energy and ratio. The tonic movement is a mechanism of contraction and relaxation of organic units to direct fluids to certain parts (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2008). Regulating Agents, Functional Interactions, and Stimulus-Reaction-Schemes: The Concept of “Organism” in the Organic System Theories of Stahl, Bordeu, and Barthez. Science in Context 21 (4):495.
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    Wwl Cheung (2008). The Economics of Post-Doc Publishing. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 8:41-44.
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    Tobias Cheung (2004). From Protoplasm to Umwelt. Sign Systems Studies 32 (1-2):139-166.
    For Uexküll, biology is the science of the organization of living beings. In the context of Entwicklungsmechanik, he refers to Driesch’s and Spemann’s experiments on the development of embryonic germ cells to prove that self-differentiating processes constitute organisms as natural objects. Uexküll focuses on the theory of such self-differentiating processes or organizations. The notion of organization implies for him a “technique of nature” that is capable of structuring organic and inorganic material according to plans and rules. These plans and rules (...)
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2006). The Unity of Language and Logic in Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Philosophical Investigations 29 (1):22–50.
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2013). On Two Versions of 'the Surprise Examination Paradox'. Philosophia 41 (1):159-170.
    In this paper, I consider a popular version of the clever student’s reasoning in the surprise examination case, and demonstrate that a valid argument can be constructed. The valid argument is a reductio ad absurdum with the proposition that the student knows on the morning of the first day that the teacher’s announcement is fulfilled as its reductio. But it would not give rise to any paradox. In the process, I criticize Saul Kripke’s solution and Timothy Williamson’s attack on a (...)
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    Benedict Shing Bun Chan, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, King-Wa Fu, Chi-Ngai Cheung & Isaac Chun-Hai Fung (2015). Why We Should Care About Ebola in West Africa and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in South Korea: Global Health Ethics and the Moral Insignificance of Proximity. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 12 (4):541-543.
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    Chi-Hsin Chen, Lisa Gershkoff-Stowe, Chih-Yi Wu, Hintat Cheung & Chen Yu (2016). Tracking Multiple Statistics: Simultaneous Learning of Object Names and Categories in English and Mandarin Speakers. Cognitive Science 40 (7).
    Two experiments were conducted to examine adult learners' ability to extract multiple statistics in simultaneously presented visual and auditory input. Experiment 1 used a cross-situational learning paradigm to test whether English speakers were able to use co-occurrences to learn word-to-object mappings and concurrently form object categories based on the commonalities across training stimuli. Experiment 2 replicated the first experiment and further examined whether speakers of Mandarin, a language in which final syllables of object names are more predictive of category membership (...)
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    Chi‐Hsin Chen, Lisa Gershkoff‐Stowe, Chih‐Yi Wu, Hintat Cheung & Chen Yu (2016). Tracking Multiple Statistics: Simultaneous Learning of Object Names and Categories in English and Mandarin Speakers. Cognitive Science 40 (8).
    Two experiments were conducted to examine adult learners' ability to extract multiple statistics in simultaneously presented visual and auditory input. Experiment 1 used a cross-situational learning paradigm to test whether English speakers were able to use co-occurrences to learn word-to-object mappings and concurrently form object categories based on the commonalities across training stimuli. Experiment 2 replicated the first experiment and further examined whether speakers of Mandarin, a language in which final syllables of object names are more predictive of category membership (...)
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    Jacques Dubois, Meaghan Emery & Pamela V. Sing (2000). Pierre Bourdieu and Literature. Substance 29 (3):84-102.
    Bourdieu’s thought is disturbing. Provocative. Scandalous even, at least for those who do not easily tolerate the unmitigated truth about the social. Nonetheless his ideas, among the most important and innovative of our time, are here to stay. This thought has taken form in the course of a career and through works on diverse subjects that have constructed a far-reaching analytical model of social life, which the author calls more readily an anthropology rather than a sociology. In their totality, they (...)
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2014). Meaning, Use and Ostensive Definition in Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. Philosophical Investigations 37 (4):350-362.
    In this paper, I argue that the restricted claim in §43a of the Philosophical Investigations is that, for a large class of cases of word meanings, the meaning of a word is its use in the language. Although Wittgenstein does not provide any example of words having uses but no meaning as exceptions to the claim, he does hint at exceptions, which are names being defined, or explained, ostensively by pointing to their bearers, in §43b. Names in ostensive definitions, or (...)
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    Janet H. Hsiao & Kit Cheung (2016). Visual Similarity of Words Alone Can Modulate Hemispheric Lateralization in Visual Word Recognition: Evidence From Modeling Chinese Character Recognition. Cognitive Science 40 (2):351-372.
    In Chinese orthography, the most common character structure consists of a semantic radical on the left and a phonetic radical on the right ; the minority, opposite arrangement also exists. Recent studies showed that SP character processing is more left hemisphere lateralized than PS character processing. Nevertheless, it remains unclear whether this is due to phonetic radical position or character type frequency. Through computational modeling with artificial lexicons, in which we implement a theory of hemispheric asymmetry in perception but do (...)
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    Amy Cheung, Michelle Weir, Alain Mayhew, Nicole Kozloff, Kaitlyn Brown & Jeremy Grimshaw (forthcoming). Overview of Systematic Reviews of the Effectiveness of Reminders in Improving Healthcare Professional Behavior. Ethics.
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    Tobias Cheung (2007). Les forces vitales et leur distribution dans la nature. Early Science and Medicine 12 (4):461-462.
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    Tobias Cheung (2009). Diderot's Part. Early Science and Medicine 14 (4):597-598.
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    Him Cheung (1999). Improving Phonological Awareness and Word Reading in a Later Learned Alphabetic Script. Cognition 70 (1):1-26.
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  42. Tobias Cheung (2001). Cuvier Et la Perfection du Parfait'. Revue d'Histoire des Sciences 4:543-553.
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    Tobias Cheung (forthcoming). What is an" Organism"? On the Occurrence of a New Term and Its Conceptual Transformations 1680-1850. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences.
  44. H. Brownell, B. Butterworth, S. Carey, H. Cheung, L. Frazier, L. Gerken, R. L. Gomez, F. Happé, E. K. Johnson & D. Kelemen (1999). Aslin, RN, 27. Cognition 70:309.
     
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    Sara Konrath & Irene Cheung (2013). The Fuzzy Reality of Perceived Harms. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36 (1):26-27.
    We review two subjective (mis)perceptions that influence revenge and forgiveness systems. Individual differences predict more (e.g., narcissism) or less (e.g., empathy) revenge, with the opposite pattern for forgiveness. Moreover, differences in victim versus perpetrator perceptions can influence revenge and forgiveness systems, perpetuating never-ending cycles of revenge. These two examples point to the need for theories of revenge and forgiveness to address the role of cognitive and motivational biases in the functionality of such behavioral responses.
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    Tobias Cheung (2009). The Emergence of a Scientific Culture. Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685. Early Science and Medicine 14 (4):559-560.
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    Tobias Cheung (2004). Protoplasmast omailmani. Sign Systems Studies 32 (1-2):167-167.
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    Tobias Cheung (2011). I fari di Halle. Georg Ernst Stahl, Friedrich Hoffmann e la medicina europea del primo Settecento. Early Science and Medicine 16 (2):176-177.
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    William L. Cheung (2008). The Economics of Post-Doc Publishing. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 8:41-44.
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2009). Wittgenstein and His Interpreters: Essays in Memory of Gordon Baker – Edited by Guy Kahane, Edward Kanterian and Oskari Kuusela. Philosophical Investigations 32 (3):281-285.
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