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to formulate or assert as a tentative explanation

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construct a theory about

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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
I think the crux of the problem (if there is one) for feminist visual practice and analysis lies in how we approach identity, and how we theorize and do interpretation.
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.
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.
They theorize that a smaller corpus callosum leads to less integration of the hemispheres.
sapiens, but not Neandertals, experienced a neural rearrangement, the researchers theorize.
Fortey and Nigel Hughes of the University of California at Riverside theorize that trilobite moms badly needed to protect their young.
Kerner and Hubert Rehborn, a traffic consultant from Aachen, theorize in a paper published last week in the journal Physical Review Letters, that road traffic is susceptible to the kind of ``phase transitions'' that water undergoes when it suddenly changes to steam or ice.