THEORY

1. a standard or body of corresponding standards which claims to explain or foretell a multitude of interrelated phenomena. 2. within the philosophy of science, a set of logically correlated explanatory hypotheses which are stable with a body of empirical facts and which might propose more empirical unions. 3. with regard to general usage, abstract or speculative thought in contrast to practice or authenticity.

THEORY: "The theory has never been proven, nor disproven."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/theory/ (accessed September 22, 2019).
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