**Introduction to Quantum Field Theory**

by Matthew Schwartz

**Publisher**: Harvard University 2008**Number of pages**: 262

**Description**:

The approach I will take in this course is to emphasize that Quantum Field Theory is first and foremost a tool for performing practical calculations. In this regard, I will try to emphasize the physical problems which have driven the historical development of the field, and to show how they can be solved.

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