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Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

Author: Dwight E. Neuenschwander
Date: March 6, 2017
Language: English
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Abstract: In Dwight E. Neuenschwander’s new edition of Emmy Noether’s Wonderful Theorem, readers will encounter an updated explanation of Noether’s "first" theorem. The discussion of local gauge invariance has been expanded into a detailed presentation of the motivation, proof, and applications of the "second" theorem, including Noether’s resolution of concerns about general relativity. Other refinements in the new edition include an enlarged biography of Emmy Noether’s life and work, parallels drawn between the present approach and Noether’s original 1918 paper, and a summary of the logic behind Noether’s theorem.
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Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
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ISBN: 978-1421422671
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Number of Pages: 344