The Character of Physical Law; A Series of Lectures Recorded by the BBC at Cornell University U.S.A. and Televised on BBC-2. Richard Feynman.

The Character of Physical Law; A Series of Lectures Recorded by the BBC at Cornell University U.S.A. and Televised on BBC-2

[London]: British Broadcasting Corporation (1965), 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. [4], 7-173, [1] pp. Royal blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of 12s. 6d. on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with six plates and several in-text diagrams. The book is based on a series of seven lectures delivered by Feynman at Cornell University in 1964. The lectures were recorded by the BBC and the book was issued as a companion piece to the broadcast. The lectures were focused on the laws of physics and Feynman discussed the Law of Gravitation, the mathematics behind the laws of physics, the nature of explanation, the principles of conservation and symmetry, and the notorious paradoxes of quantum physics. A principal work of Feynman’s, quite uncommon in the first edition. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #00009897

A Near Fine book with just a touch of bumping to the top corners; jacket is Very Good with a few traces of edge wear and rubbing.

Price: $500.00

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