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The Landscape of Theoretical Physics

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The Landscape of Theoretical Physics
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Publisher: arXiv
ISBN/ASIN: 140200351X
ISBN-13: 9781402003516
Number of pages: 386

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This a book is for those who would like to learn something about special and general relativity beyond the usual textbooks, about quantum field theory, the elegant Fock-Schwinger-Stueckelberg proper time formalism, the elegant description of geometry by means of Clifford algebra, about the fascinating possibilities the latter algebra offers in reformulating the existing physical theories, and quantizing them in a natural way.

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