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the·o·ret·ics

 (thē′ə-rĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The theoretical part of a science or an art.
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theoretics

(ˌθɪəˈrɛtɪks)
n
(functioning as singular or plural) the theory of a particular subject. Also called (less commonly): theoretic
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theoretics

the branch or part of any field of learning or knowledge that is concerned with theories or hypotheses, as contrasted with practical application.
See also: Ideas
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Secretly, however, he studied navigation, and it was Margaret's delight when he sat by the kitchen fire, and, despite their master's tickets, tangled up his brothers in the theoretics of their profession.
It is to be noted as well that Azibo's scoring formula, because it adheres to the theoretics of the rudimentary uni-dimensional model, precludes from arising the CCCI that plagues many multidimensional outer core measures as discussed earlier and elsewhere (Azibo, 2014a, 2015a; Azibo, Robinson & Scott-Jones, 2011).
Allan insists that in order to read from behind, we must procure a blend of theoretics to shift our optics from our phallocentric trainings to this very ground zero from which he asks us to peek.
theoretics of post-colonialism, we need new vocabularies that describe
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To best understand this in simplified game theoretics, and using its terms, think of the US as now having decided to play what used to be a cooperative global game in an uncooperative manner.
Given Leopold's stated values and goals, Callicott's move is decidedly un-Leopoldian and cannot be the 'Land Ethic's' moral theoretics. Leopold's explicit views are far more integrative, as they weave in a land ethic with familiar moral concepts.
Even if passengers were to overcome all these problems, such game theoretics are unlikely to allow for a "repeated game," in which passengers repetitively benefit at the expense of the airline.
Given that much of the "feminist theory" that Wilson cites in order to substantiate the persistence of the urge toward social construction and repair can also be understood as queer theory (and this is especially true in the text's conclusion), I would have been interested to hear more from Wilson on how she understood the potential difference between feminist and queer theoretics, especially when it came to biology or aggression.
Consumer culture theoretics and identity theory provide a framework for examining interview data collected from early career professional women in two countries: the United States and Poland.