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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.
Scientists theorize that more than 5 billion years ago, a spinning cloud of gas and dust began to form the planets As the particles collided, they grew into larger and larger globules The inner planets--Mercury, Venus Earth, and Mars--formed closest to the sun There, temperatures were so hot that the gases "boiled off" and escaped into space So these planets are made of dense, rocky materials The outer planets, called "gas giants," formed farthest away from the sun, where gases could remain stable Pluto--an object in the Kuiper belt--is different from the inner and the outer planets
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.
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
Essayists theorize queerness and problematize racism and black homophobia to an extent so excessive as to restrict their work to the realm of academia.
Following these, let's 'think' of, let's 'theorize' that a 'theory' basically consists of an attempt to explain; a map, a generalization; a statement of relative invariance expressing a relationship that what we imagine, what we believe, what we 'think' we understand or know, what we say correspond in some ways to what is going on.
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. Key topics and individuals covered include Karl Marx and capitalism, historical materialism, Max Weber and capitalism, Weber and analytic typologies, Emile Durkheim on the division of labor and suicide, Durkheim and functionalism, and G.H.
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.
sapiens, but not Neandertals, experienced a neural rearrangement, the researchers theorize. Recent studies indicate that brain networks for memories of intensively practiced procedures exist apart from regions that regulate thinking about new information and how it might apply to a task at hand, Coolidge notes.
Fortey and Nigel Hughes of the University of California at Riverside theorize that trilobite moms badly needed to protect their young.
Caspari and Lee theorize that prehistoric grandparents sparked growth among Stone Age populations by caring for grandkids.