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Gauging what"s real the conceptual foundations of gauge theories by Richard Healey

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gauge fields (Physics),
  • Gauge fields (Physics) -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRichard Healey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC793.3.G38 H43 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 297 p. :
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24069870M
ISBN 100199576939
ISBN 109780199576937
LC Control Number2010291147

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