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  • n. Alternative form of theorisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or product of theorizing; the formation of a theory or theories; speculation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or the product of theorizing; the formation of a theory or theories; speculation. Also spelled theorisation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the production or use of theories


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  • I've always been interested in empathy and its theorization, since I read Hume as an undergraduate and didn't know whether to laugh or kneel down in awe at his bizarrely technical diagramming of how an emotional state or affect transfers from one being to another.

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  • Don't I often se the name Pigou in connection with theorization like this?

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  • Seeing the personal as political, the feminists who were the objects of Stephen's ire uncovered the pervasiveness of battery, sexual assault, and sexual objectification, and moved toward a theorization of women's oppression as analogous to, but only partially explained by, Marxian notions of social class. 46

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  • The prerequisite to any current discussion of this book seems to be to mention that Scott McCloud is famous these days for his academic theorization about the comics form, most popularly in his trio of books Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics and Making Comics.

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  • Most conspiracy theories come from people in government, which is the incubator of conspiracy theorization.

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  • Yet they were not situated to challenge men's theorization of sexual freedom in terms of masculine self-interest.

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