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the·o·ret·i·cal

(thē′ə-rĕt′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or based on theory.
2. Restricted to theory; not practical.
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In addition to contributions in philosophical and theoretical domains (qualitative) the book also presents a systematic and scientific quantitative research methodological approach for researchers to follow and conduct content, document and discourse analysis, which are influential contemporary methodological approaches in the discipline of International Relations.
He carried out his international and leading-edge research from International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and Daresbury Laboratory where he published important papers in mathematics and physics.
If theoretical physics is slowing down, or on the wrong track, scientific and intellectual life more broadly may be damaged.
The books--Not Even Wrong (2006, Basic Books) by mathematician Peter Woit of Columbia University and The Trouble with Physics (2006, Houghton Mifflin) by theoretical physicist Lee Smolin of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario--assail string theory as sketchy, ambiguous, and untestable.
MIT Press' (Cambridge, MA) Science, Technology & Medicine group has begun the publication of "Biological Theory," a new quarterly journal that is devoted to coverage of theoretical advances in the biological and cognitive sciences.
It is essential, therefore, to establish a consensus on a conceptual and theoretical underpinning for effective teaching.
I find this theoretical stance perverse, but given her theoretical inclusiveness, Conor should have given this idea its due.
Levine's theoretical framework is based on existing research from across a variety of scientific and academic disciplines as well as the convergence of clinical evidence and experience.
Pragmatism reinforced this perspective and theoretical speculation was generally disdained.
The property insurers contend that under the terms of the insurance policies, a theoretical measure for rebuilding time must be used.
The author gives helpful information regarding how to play certain rhythms and progressions, what theoretical elements and voicings are taking place in the various grooves and how to make one's playing of smooth jazz more stylistically correct.
Our understanding of hadronic parity violation is far from clear despite nearly 50 years of theoretical and experimental progress.

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