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It was an absurd **theory** that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers.

Sidney Blumenthal

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The first definition of theory in the **dictionary** is *a system of rules, procedures, and assumptions used to produce a result.* Other definition of theory is *abstract knowledge or reasoning.* Theory is also *a speculative or conjectural view or idea.*

theorematist

theoremic

theoretic

theoretical

theoretical physicist

theoretical physics

theoretically

theoretician

theoretics

theoric

theories

theorisation

theoriser

theorist

theorization

theorize

theorizer

theory of games

theory of types

theory-laden

atomic theory

automata theory

big bang theory

big-bang theory

chaos theory

complexity theory

conspiracy theory

decision theory

game theory

gauge theory

information theory

kinetic theory

model theory

number theory

probability theory

quantum theory

set theory

string theory

systems theory

the kinetic theory

wave theory

SYNONYMS

synonyms of theory

assumption · belief · conjecture · feeling · guess · hunch · hypothesis · ideology · philosophy · plan · presumption · principles · proposal · scheme · science · speculation · supposition · surmise · system · thesis

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music theory
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My **theory** is that if you look confident you can pull off anything - even if you have no clue what you're doing.

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I've always been interested in the idea of space exploration. When I was younger it was just a dream, but the **theory** of rockets being able to travel through space was very much alive. I found it very exciting.

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I have never believed in the Wizard of Oz **theory** of consulting, that I am all-knowing and all-seeing, and that everyone around me is kind of a backbencher.

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I'm from the Midwest, and I loved my family. I had a very good time as a child, but I was also - I have a **theory** about Jews growing up in the Midwest, that there is an ultimately sort of wonderful avoidance of a lot of things, and a great acceptance of whatever is happening.

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I have a **theory** that I really want my kids to know - the only coloration that they make between dad being in films and reality is just a lot of people doing a lot of hard work.

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Minimalism now is a reaction to what came before. It's absolutely of its time. Music moved into the set **theory** thing, and moved out of it.

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It was an absurd **theory** that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers.

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The Jazz Theory Book
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Monster
Through a historical sampling of monsters, these essays argue that our fascination for the monstrous testifies to our continued desire to explore difference and prohibition.

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, **1996**

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Matching
This study of matching theory deals with bipartite matching, network flows, and presents fundamental results for the non-bipartite case.

M.D. Plummer, L. Lovász, **1986**

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Film Production
Integrates contemporary film theory into the teaching of film production, presenting alternatives to the standard Hollywood model of filmmaking.

Jean-Pierre Geuens, **2000**

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Naive Set Theory
The reader should derive from this volume a maximum of understanding of the theorems of set theory and of their basic importance in the study of mathematics." --PHILOSOPHY AND PHENOMENOLOGICAL RESEARCH

P. R. Halmos, **1960**

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A
Since it appeared in 1971, John Rawls's "A Theory of Justice" has become a classic. The author has now revised the original edition to clear up a number of difficulties he and others have found in the original book.

John Rawls, **2009**

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Aspects of the
At the same time, it has become apparent that these formulations can be extended and deepened.The major purpose of this book is to review these developments and to propose a reformulation of the theory of transformational generative grammar ...

Noam Chomsky, **1969**

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Using Conflict
Using Conflict Theory presents how and why conflict erupts, and how it can be managed.

Otomar J. Bartos, Paul Wehr, **2002**

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Morse
One of the most cited books in mathematics, John Milnor's exposition of Morse theory has been the most important book on the subject for more than forty years.

John Willard Milnor, **1963**

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Coding
The Big Bang **Theory** to Fund UCLA Scholarship for Science Students

The Big Bang **Theory** Scholarship Endowment has already raised $4 million to support undergraduate students at UCLA who are studying the sciences. Starting ... «TIME, May 15»

Explaining a Cornerstone of Game **Theory**: John Nash's Equilibrium

Dr. Nash did not invent game **theory**; the mathematician John von Neumann did the pioneering work to establish the field in the first half of the 20th century. «New York Times, May 15»

The Big Bang **Theory**: “The Commitment Determination”

The eighth season of The Big Bang **Theory** has spent a lot of time avoiding the dramatic tension that one would have assumed to be central to the plot after the ... «A.V. Club Denver/Boulder, May 15»

Big Bang **Theory** pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy never physically appeared on The Big Bang **Theory**, but his presence loomed large over the hit CBS series, which even featured that classic ... «Entertainment Weekly, Mar 15»

Eddie Redmayne wins best actor Oscar for portrayal of Stephen …

The **Theory** of Everything tells Hawking's story from his early years as a ... It follows the celebrated physicist as he develops his **theory** of relativity, while ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»

BAFTAs 2015: The **Theory** of Everything wins big at the UK's top …

The **Theory** of Everything took home one of the most coveted awards at the 2015 BAFTAs on Sunday night. The film, which is based on the life of Professor ... «hellomagazine.com, Feb 15»

'Boyhood' and 'The **Theory** of Everything' win big at the 2015 Bafta …

LONDON — Boyhood and The **Theory** of Eveything were among the big winners at the 2015 Baftas at London's Royal Opera House Sunday. Boyhood picked ... «Mashable, Feb 15»

The Big Bang **Theory**: “The Troll Manifestation”

I've said a few times before that critiquing an episode of The Big Bang **Theory**, or really any episodic sitcom, is a much different exercise than analyzing a ... «A.V. Club DC, Feb 15»

Stephen Hawking Biopic '**Theory** of Everything' Wins 2 Golden Globes

Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson won in the "Best Original Score" category for his work on "The **Theory** of Everything." In total, "The **Theory** of Everything" was ... «Space.com, Jan 15»

'Big Bang **Theory**' Star Kaley Cuoco Apologizes for Her 'Not Feminist …

The "Big Bang **Theory**" star received backlash from her comments about feminism and she turned to Instagram to apologize about her statement. The actress ... «Christian Post, Jan 15»

REFERENCE

« EDUCALINGO. *Theory* [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/theory>. Feb 2020 ».