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complete theory

(logic)
An abstract logical theory in which all true statements have formal proofs within the theory.
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And this tattooing, had been the work of a departed prophet and seer of his island, who, by those hieroglyphic marks, had written out on his body a complete theory of the heavens and the earth, and a mystical treatise on the art of attaining truth; so that Queequeg in his own proper person was a riddle to unfold; a wondrous work in one volume; but whose mysteries not even himself could read, though his own live heart beat against them; and these mysteries were therefore destined in the end to moulder away with the living parchment whereon they were inscribed, and so be unsolved to the last.
A complete theory of textual interpretation must prescribe principles of admissibility (what counts towards meaning), significance (how much does the admissible evidence count), standards of proof (how much evidence do you need for a justified conclusion), burdens of proof (does inertia lie with acceptance or rejection of a proposed meaning), and closure (when is the evidence set adequate to justify a claim).
But, even if we do find a complete theory of everything, it is just a set of rules and equations.
At times, Cohen seems to be presenting a complete theory of the principles of toleration, but at other times he seems to hold back from such an ambitious project.
Together, Jeppesen's eAcademy program streamlines recurrent dispatch training for operators, while on the job training programs from TUI GOC establishes a complete theory and practical learning environment that is ICAO and EASA-compliant.
Now, research teams in the US and Europe have created two universemodelling computer codes using the complete theory.
Skeide presents a complete theory of classification of E0-semigroups by product systems of correspondences, and demonstrating its application by answering the question whether a Markov semigroup admits dilation by a cocyle perturbations of noise.
He claims that a complete theory is formed by four key elements: what, how, why and who--where--when, as the single last one.
Scientists resort to high performance computing techniques, along with experiments and theoretical simplifications to study the phenomena, but a complete theory of turbulence is still lacking, making fluid turbulence one of the most important unsolved problems in physics today.
If I may shorthand it, he suggested that if we managed to develop a complete theory of everything, then we could discuss the question of why the universe exists.
Finally, while integrating the first complete theory of economics, Aquinas provided a more comprehensive "map" of the human person and human knowledge than Aristotle.
From original research I clearly indicated that claims made by the previous authors about when Darwin received Wallace's letter containing the complete theory of evolution were both wrong and worryingly misleading.

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