[thee-uh-ree, theer-ee]



noun, plural

noun, plural

From Greek theoria "contemplation, speculation, a looking at, things looked at," from theorein "to consider, speculate, look at," from theoros "spectator," from thea "a view" + horan "to see"

An art, trade, or occupation requiring special skill,

A coherent group of tested general propositions, commonly regarded as correct, that can be used as principles of explanation and prediction for a class of phenomena:

The Theory Craftist