- Field theory
**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 patterns of interaction between the individual and his environment

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