atheoretical

Related to atheoretical: alleviated, ostiate

a·the·o·ret·i·cal

 (ā′thē-ə-rĕt′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Unrelated to or lacking a theoretical basis.

atheoretical

(eɪˌθɪəˈrɛtɪkəl)
adj
having no connection with and not founded on theory
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Atheoretical articles appear most within the topics of CB (24%), strategy (14%), and retailing/e-commerce (12%).
By the 1960s, it had come to symbolize atheoretical description, trapped in the "taxonomic amber" (Thrift, 1994: 209).
Made in Nunavut is yet another atheoretical description of northern people, institutions and events.
Phenomenological and atheoretical anti-oppressive and empowerment approaches have been included, as well as interdisciplinary models of practice and their theoretical underpinnings.
In antithesis to the relatively atheoretical attachment of diagnostic labels to 'symptoms', which mostly provide poor causal descriptions and an unconvincing account of aetiology, counselling psychology does go some way to resist such dogma in utilising formulation to developing workable hypotheses about clients' experiences based on psychological theory (Boucher, 2010).
Despite the book's empirical focus, it is not merely a spineless, atheoretical collection of facts, such as the type of empiricism used by the institutionalists.
The diagram is atheoretical in terms of a necessary or preferred clinical approach, but I have found Motivational Interviewing (MI) to be the most helpful strategy.
Atheoretical Presumptions In order to satisfy Staddon's criterion for theoretical flexibility, the exemption of a priori presumptions about the subject matter under investigation is paramount.
Their article remains unusual in this respect, raising wider issues about the often problematic status of the Health Services Research (HSR) and health management research fields, which tend to be functionalist, captured by a policy agenda, atheoretical and insulated from wider social science.
The book is also atheoretical, although it does admit this from the beginning.
The author is a psychotherapist, but the tool is atheoretical and built to gather information to support evidence-based practice.