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Synonyms for theory

Synonyms for theory

abstract reasoning

a belief used as the basis for action


something taken to be true without proof

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Criminal Justice Sunday will provide churchgoers with statistics on the financial cost of incarceration and recidivism rates, as well as alternative theories involving restorative justice and rehabilitation rather than primarily punitive actions.
The measure of recent success enjoyed by alternative theories and products -- Europeans spend over 12 billion euros on herbals a year -- has always reflected the degree of disillusionment with the orthodox medical system of the day, but usually little scientific evidence supports the product or treatments claims.
The suit filed today in Palm Beach County values the interests which Maxcell sold to McCaw at more than a Billion Dollars and seeks alternative theories of damages, recision, interest and costs.
This means that ABCT's boundaries are pushed to a point where the theory becomes disfigured, and the boundaries of alternative theories are constrained to a point where the reader wonders if what is being presented is a reasonable version of other theories and points of view, such as Keynesianism.
Now, experts including historian David Starkey and novelist Philippa Gregory re-examine evidence to put alternative theories to the test.
In order to compare the image with the theoretical predictions we will need to perform numerical modelling and ray tracing in GR and alternative theories.
Ed Stone, of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena and NASA's Voyager Project Scientist said in a statement that it was the nature of the scientific process that alternative theories could develop in order to account for new observations.
Craik's controversial and thought-provoking book offers alternative theories to many long-accepted beliefs.
Over three hours, defense lawyers for Mustafa Badreddine and Hussein Oneissi are expected to outline a strategy that relies on questioning the validity of telecommunications evidence presented by the prosecution, offering alternative theories for who assassinated the former premier, and pointing out that there was no political motive for Hezbollah to order Hariri's assassination.
They are entitled to approximately four hours to present their alternative theories, whereas tomorrow will be a day off for sessions to resume on Wednesday to hear the testimonies of 8 witnesses," Yousef added.
Luther, in his alternative theories, as Albrecht Graf von Brandenstein-Zeppelin summarizes:
They consider neoclassical growth models and their empirical application, intellectual property, the way that different goods stimulate growth, creative destruction and the economics of Schumpterian growth, simple models of growth including steady state analysis, alternative theories of endogenous growth, natural resources, and long-term economic performance.
The first part of the story offers a unifying treatment of disputes about epistemic modality and disputes about matters of fact while at the same time avoiding the complexities of alternative theories.
The article, "Success in Litigating Local Permit Denials: Alternative Theories of Obtaining Justice" (Dec.
Over the years, many alternative theories have been proposed outside of the literature on reputable scientific research.
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