Description
PHILOSOPHY OF GAUGE THEORY
** available as of 06/30/2021
This course studies conceptual and foundational issues in gauge theories. Topics may include: the geometrization of gauge theory, surplus structure and gauge freedom, the Aharonov-Bohm effect, the holonomy interpretation, locality, gauge symmetries and the interpretation of associated physical quantities.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad LG/SNC Basis
Units
3
Offering
Course
HPS 2850
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History & Philosophy of Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus