METATHEORY

is the idea of a theory about a theories. One main theory which aims to evaluate, compare and analyse under under it. The idea of a metatheory is derived from the belief an idea (and therefore theory) before a fully-fledged published scientific is supported.

METATHEORY: "Metatheories are devised as a home or hub for sciences to then base themselves on, for example there is a belief that natural selection and evolution occur, the majority of biology is now built on this theory."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "METATHEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/metatheory/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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