Theoretical
Theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking. Depending on the context, the results might for example include generalized explanati...
Cracking The Problem Of River Growth
MIT researchers find that a similar principle predicts the growth of fractures and rivers. A general mathematical theory that predicts how cracks spread through materials like glass and ice can also p...
Spectacular visualization of flight patterns
Visualization of flight pattern data from the FAA for the United States (and most of North America) over a 24 hours period
Theory (mathematical logic)
In mathematical logic, a theory (also called a formal theory) is a set of sentences in a formal language. Usually a deductive system is understood from context. An element of a theory is then called...
Underdetermination
In the philosophy of science, underdetermination refers to situations where the evidence available is insufficient to identify which belief we should hold about that evidence. For example, if all tha...
Intertheoretic reduction
In philosophy of science, intertheoretic reduction occurs when a reducing theory makes predictions that perfectly or almost perfectly match the predictions of a reduced theory, while the reducing theo...
Philosophical theory
In the general sense, a philosophical position is a position that explains or accounts for a general philosophy or specific branch of philosophy.The use of the term theory here is a statement of collo...
Metatheory
A metatheory or meta-theory is a theory whose subject matter is some theory. All fields of research share some meta-theory, regardless whether this is explicit or correct. In a more restricted and spe...
Political philosophy
Political philosophy is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of a legal code by authority: what they are, why (or even if) they are needed...
Scientific theory
A scientific theory is a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world that is acquired through the scientific method and repeatedly tested and confirmed through observation and e...
Scientific modelling
Scientific modelling is a scientific activity, the aim of which is to make a particular part or feature of the world easier to understand, define, quantify, visualize, or simulate by referencing it to...
Cracking The Problem Of River Growth
MIT researchers find that a similar principle predicts the growth of fractures and rivers. A general mathematical theory that predicts how cracks spread through materials like glass and ice can also p...
Visualization (computer graphics)
Visualization or visualisation (see spelling differences) is any technique for creating images, diagrams, or animations to communicate a message. Visualization through visual imagery has been an effec...
Particracy
Particracy (also 'partitocracy', 'partocracy', or 'partitocrazia') is a de facto form of government where one or more political parties dominate the political process, rather than citizens and/or indi...
Creatures (artificial life program)
Creatures is an artificial life (alife) computer program series, created in the mid-1990s by English computer scientist Steve Grand whilst working for the Cambridge video games developer Millennium In...
MASON (Java)
MASON is a multi-agent simulation environment developed in Java.
MASON has been developed at George Mason University's Evolutionary Computation Laboratory in conjunction with the GMU Center for So...
Collective responsibility
Collective responsibility also known as "Collective Guilt" is a concept in which individuals are responsible for other people's actions by tolerating, ignoring, or harboring them, without actively co...
Jeffersonian democracy
Jeffersonian democracy (sometimes capitalized), named after its advocate Thomas Jefferson, was one of two dominant political outlooks and movements in the United States from the 1790s to the 1820s. T...
Marginalization
Social exclusion (or marginalization) is social disadvantage and relegation to the fringe of society. It is a term used widely in Europe, and was first used in France. It is used across disciplines i...
Dramatism
Dramatism, an interpretive communication studies theory, was developed by Kenneth Burke as a meta-method for analyzing human relationships. This theory compares life to a drama and provides the most d...
Dalit Nationalism
Dalit nationalism refers to the Dalit movements that are associated with the establishment of a homeland for the Dalits in the Indian sub-continent.The politics of Dalit nationalism has been brought i...
Relational-cultural therapy
Relational-cultural theory, and by extension, relational-cultural therapy (RCT) stems from the work of Jean Baker Miller, M.D.. Often, relational-cultural theory is aligned with the Feminist and or M...
Choice Modelling
Choice modelling attempts to model the decision process of an individual or segment in a particular context. Choice modelling may be used to estimate non-market environmental benefits and costs.Many a...
Anti-Zionism
Anti-Zionism is opposition to Zionism, a nationalism of Jews that supports a Jewish nation state in the territory defined as the Land of Israel. In the modern era, anti-Zionism is broadly defined as t...
Propertarianism
Propertarianism is an ethical discipline within libertarian philosophy that advocates contractual relationships as replacements for monopolistic bureaucracies organized as states.
It appears that ...
Mediocracy
Fabian Tassano is an economist and author, known for his radical views on the medical profession, and for his critique of modern culture in general.
Fabian Michael Tassano was born on 18 May 1963 ...
Single Source of Truth
In Information Systems design and theory Single Source Of Truth (SSOT) refers to the practice of structuring information models and associated schemata such that every data element is stored exactly o...
Hybrid Institutions and Governance
Hybrid institutions have emerged in response to the increasingly complex problems faced by contemporary society, problems that transcend geographic boundaries and political sectors. Hybrid institution...
Right of revolution
In political philosophy, the right of revolution (or right of rebellion) is the right or duty, previously stated throughout history, of the people of a nation to overthrow a government that acts again...
Substance theory
Substance theory, or substance attribute theory, is an ontological theory about objecthood, positing that a substance is distinct from its properties. A thing-in-itself is a property-bearer that must ...
Mayor-council government
The mayor–council government system is one of the two most common forms of local government in the United States. It is the one most frequently adopted in large cities, although the other form, counci...