nLab Hermann Weyl

Texts about Weyl

  • Erhard Scholz, Philosophy as a cultural resource and medium of reflection for Hermann Weyl (arXiv:math/0409596)

  • Erhard Scholz, Weyl geometry in late 20th century physics (arXiv:1111.3220)

Selected writings

On intuitionistic mathematics following L.E.J. Brouwer:

Both of these are available in English translations as part of:

  • Paolo Mancosu (ed.), From Brouwer To Hilbert: The Debate on the Foundations of Mathematics in the 1920s, Oxford University Press 1998.

On general relativity

  • Raum, Zeit, Materie: Vorlesungen über die Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie, Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1923

On group theory and representation theory in application to quantum mechanics (cf. “Gruppenpest”):

On symmetry and the Erlangen program:

On the group theory and representation theory (and introducing Schur-Weyl duality)

  • Hermann Weyl, The Classical Groups: Their Invariants and Representations, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., 1939 (jstor:j.ctv3hh48t)

On philosophy of mathematics:

  • Hermann Weyl, Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Science, Princeton University Press, 2nd edition, Princeton University Press, 1950 (ISBN:9780691141206)
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