The tone of McDonnell's thesis suggests that he was a committed ideologue when he wrote it, not unlike Jones.
Can we commission a poll to confirm or disprove that thesis?
And given Friedman's thesis, how will we muster the social capital to welcome all these strangers with open arms?
For one thing, we don't know that they're right--there is hot debate over their thesis.
So I came up with the thesis that a story of 25 words or fewer can have just as much impact as a story of 2,500 words or more.
A little later, I could have done no worse with a thesis to the effect that music is an immoral influence.
After this appeal to reason in his readers, Mr. Wattal develops his thesis.
I am the author of the thesis last read; but I am not entitled to the prize; there has been a mistake.
I thanked Number Seven for his poetical illustration of my thesis.
Their citation in support of the thesis of Church opposition to science, theoretic or applied, is entirely without justification.
late 14c., "unaccented syllable or note," from Latin thesis "unaccented syllable in poetry," later "stressed part of a metrical foot," from Greek thesis "a proposition," also "downbeat" (in music), originally "a setting down or placing," from root of tithenai "to place, put, set," from PIE root *dhe- "to put, to do" (see factitious). Sense in logic of "a proposition, statement to be proved" is first recorded 1570s; that of "dissertation written by a candidate for a university degree" is from 1650s.
The central idea in a piece of writing, sometimes contained in a topic sentence.