**Field theory** — may refer to: *Field theory (mathematics), the theory of the algebraic concept of field *Field theory (physics), a physical theory which employs fields in the physical sense *Field theory (psychology), a psychological theory which examines… … Wikipedia

**field theory** — n. Physics a theory in which the basic quantities are physical fields … English World dictionary

**field theory** — Physics. a detailed mathematical description of the distribution and movement of matter under the influence of one or more fields. [1900 05] * * * In mathematics, the study of the structure of a set of objects (e.g., numbers) with two combining… … Universalium

**field theory** — lauko teorija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. field theory vok. Feldtheorie, f rus. теория поля, f pranc. théorie de champ, f … Fizikos terminų žodynas

**Field theory (psychology)** — Field theory is a psychological theory which examines patterns of interaction between the individual and the total field, or environment. The concept was developed by Kurt Lewin, a Gestalt psychologist, in the 1940s and 1950s [cite book | last =… … Wikipedia

**Field theory (physics)** — There are two types of field theory in physics:*Classical field theory, the theory and dynamics of classical fields. *Quantum field theory, the theory of quantum mechanical fields.ee also*Field (physics)External links* [http://www dick.chemie.uni … Wikipedia

**field theory** — noun (physics) a theory that explains a physical phenomenon in terms of a field and the manner in which it interacts with matter or with other fields • Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy • Hypernyms: ↑theory … Useful english dictionary

**field theory** — An approach developed by German American psychologist Kurt Lewin in the 1950s, influenced by Gestalt theory . Individual behaviour is seen as being determined by the totality of the individual s situation their psychological field or life space.… … Dictionary of sociology

**field theory** — noun Date: 1901 any theory in physics consisting of a detailed mathematical description of the assumed physical properties of a region under some influence (as gravitation) … New Collegiate Dictionary

**Glossary of field theory** — Field theory is the branch of mathematics in which fields are studied. This is a glossary of some terms of the subject. (See field theory (physics) for the unrelated field theories in physics.) Definition of a field A field is a commutative ring… … Wikipedia