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Deep Beauty: Understanding the Quantum World through Mathematical Innovation 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1107005709
ISBN-10: 1107005701
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This book is about how mathematical innovation can help us gain deeper insight into the structure of the physical world. Chapters by top researchers in the mathematical foundations of physics explore new ideas, especially novel mathematical concepts, at the cutting edge of future physics.

About the Author

Hans Halvorson is Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. He has written extensively on the foundations of quantum physics, with articles appearing in the Journal of Mathematical Physics, the Physical Review, Philosophy of Science, and the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, among others. He is currently working on applying the tools of category theory to questions in the foundations of mathematics. Halvorson has been the recipient of the Mellon New Directions Fellowship (2007), the Cushing Memorial Prize in the History and Philosophy of Physics (2004), Best Article of the Year by a Recent Ph.D. (Philosophy of Science Association, 2001) and Ten Best Philosophy Articles of the Year (The Philosopher's Annual, 2001 and 2002).
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 486 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (April 18, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1107005701
  • ISBN-13: 978-1107005709
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.1 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,850,085 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Great collection of articles on innovative mathematics and quantum theory
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