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, 11 May 2009
Nearly 25 years have gone by since I acquired my venerable Archbishop of a Physics degree. How many lecture hours did I sit through watching professors scribble their mathematics in coloured chalks, `only' to learn how to manipulate theorems in order to find an answer? Did I get what Maxwell's equations were actually about? Alas no, not then. I do now.
My modest advice is to read and re-read this book, slowly. It isn't a traditional text book, more an explanatory pamphlet and all the more effective for it. It may feel slightly pedantic at times, a repeated format for each section, but there's method in the style. Fleisch wants you to get it too, and he waits for you to be up… Read more