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to formulate or assert as a tentative explanation

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construct a theory about

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Given the finality of law, it is far more realistic to ambitiously theorize while maintaining a weaker stare decisis effect.
Today, I think feminisms need to address and theorize gendered identity so as to accommodate the intersectionality (per Kimberle Crenshaw's valuable theorization in her essay on the Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill hearings) of how we position ourselves in the world and how we are understood by others.
Historians theorize on such questions as "How could the Americans have lost the Revolution?
But they do theorize in the paper's conclusion that the early adolescents' psychological benefits might come from a self-esteem boost and decrease in anxiety when mom becomes a breadwinner.
In this essay I examine my proclivity to theorize time in a cyclical way.
Theorize, for example, what might happen if those who 'knew' abortion was a sin, considered their 'knowledge' as 'theory'.
This important anthology, which contains an impressively wide range of essays (on issues including black women's academic theorizing, political activism, labor participation, literary and visual art, health, and sexuality), extends earlier efforts to theorize black feminism within an international and interdisciplinary frame, notably Filomina Chioma Steady's 1981 anthology, The Black Woman Cross-Culturally, and Women in Africa and the African Diaspora (1987), a collection of essays edited by Rosalyn Terborg-Penn, Sharon Harley, and Andrea Benton Rushing.
The text is designed to familiarize students with the classics of sociological theory and to demonstrate the connections of classic and contemporary theorizing in the field, and, in the process, teach students how to theorize.
Scientists theorize that nearly 5 billion years ago, a spinning cloud of gas and dust began to form the planets.
Forty years ago, as a young assistant professor of economics at Purdue University, Smith championed the then-unheard-of notion that economists who theorize about human behavior could learn something useful by actually observing some human behavior, preferably in controlled
Lee examines Song of Solomon and Gloria Naylor's Mama Day to discover the ways in which these writers theorize the "politics of identity, race, and class" through midwife characters such as Pilate and Naylor's Miranda.
For some, youth styles revealed themselves to be the romantically vivid defiance of the status quo that eluded both the Labour movement and dissenting intellectuals alike: where Cohen had recognized pathos in imaginary solutions to real problems, his followers felt able to theorize "resistance" in activities that in fact left oppressive relations within the British working class entirely untouched.
Despite curators Kasper Konig and Klaus Bussmann's best efforts to address the increasingly evident contradictions in sculpture, be they physical, discursive, or institutional, the general inability - not least among sculptors - to theorize the meaning of "public space" at the end of the century appears to render these contradictions insurmountable.
Further excavations need to establish whether this ancient ape also inhabited Africa, where many anthropologists theorize that the first apes emerged.
Fortey and Nigel Hughes of the University of California at Riverside theorize that trilobite moms badly needed to protect their young.