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Renormalization Group Methods

Williams, Porter (2018) Renormalization Group Methods. [Preprint]

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This is an introduction to renormalization group methods in quantum field theory aimed at philosophers of science. review path integral methods, the relationship between early renormalization theory and renormalization group methods, and conceptual shifts in thinking about quantum field theory spurred by the development of renormalization group methods.


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Williams, Porter0000-0003-0242-4045
Additional Information: To appear in the Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Physics, Eleanor Knox and Alastair Wilson (eds).
Keywords: Quantum field theory; effective field theory; renormalization; renormalization group
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Fields and Particles
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
Depositing User: Porter Williams
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2018 05:02
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2018 05:02
Item ID: 15346
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Fields and Particles
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
Date: 1 January 2018
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/15346

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