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Published: 16 November 2009

320 Pages

ISBN: 9780199576937

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Gauging What's Real

The Conceptual Foundations of Contemporary Gauge Theories

Richard Healey

  • Winner of the 2008 Lakatos Award for outstanding contribution to philosophy of science
  • Ground-breaking study of the conceptual foundations of gauge theory
  • First philosophical book on the subject
  • Healey is a world-leader in the field
  • Starting-point for new work in the philosophy of physics
  • Offers to illuminate some of the most fundamental aspects of physical reality