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Units of Theory
Units of theory

This chapter discusses the internal parts or units of a theory. A theory is a simplified representation of a limited part of the reality. The representation is composed from certain aspects such as assumptions about the reality, concepts, and relationships among concepts. These aspects used in composing a representation of the reality in the form of a theory can be termed as the “units” of a theory (Dubin [1969] was the term “units” for some of the components of a theory). This chapter discusses various units or constituent elements of a theory by focusing on the internal aspects of a theory. These contents of this chapter would provide preparatory foundation for the next chapter that discusses the process through which ...

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