One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person concerned with the theoretical aspects of a subject; a theoretician.
- ‘Cultural theorist Charles Mudede has written extensively on pop music, specifically hiphop.’
- ‘Our thoughts at this point are very much influenced by the ideas of Fabio Sergio, a design theorist working in Milan.’
- ‘Neither the social theorist nor the moral theorist can continue to neglect them if she wishes to understand the world.’
- ‘But in Sommers, we have the first theorist from the feminist tradition to talk up a return to male values.’
- ‘Butler is really a cultural theorist rather than a philosopher.’
- ‘Critical theorists thus believe that theoretical debates are basically political debates.’
- ‘The vote would however cause much soul-searching among Labour activists and theorists.’
- ‘So the theory goes, but backroom dealmakers always like to confound the theorists.’
- ‘He dismisses both of these once popular theorists with a few crushing sentences and passes on.’
- ‘Whatever his failings as a policy maker, as an economic theorist he is a genius.’
- ‘Some social theorists argue that individuals are not just motivated by self-interest.’
- ‘Composers and music theorists have long been preoccupied with the relationship between sound and space.’
- ‘Yet as a scholar and a theorist in his field, his reputation is unparalleled.’
- ‘Disaster theorists will ruefully note that it has little to do with global warming.’
- ‘But Eagleton, one of the most widely read theorists alive, knows all this, so what does he mean?’
- ‘Legal theorists are generally interested in legal language and the legal subject.’
- ‘What is portrayed in adverts and by social theorists is experienced in real life.’
- ‘Different theorists and proponents give different emphasis to different aspects.’
- ‘Even our own theorists have already come up with things that may be better than rockets.’
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