# Causal fermion systems as a candidate for a unified physical theory

@article{Finster2015CausalFS, title={Causal fermion systems as a candidate for a unified physical theory}, author={Felix Finster and Johannes Kleiner}, journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series}, year={2015}, volume={626} }

The theory of causal fermion systems is an approach to describe fundamental physics. Giving quantum mechanics, general relativity and quantum field theory as limiting cases, it is a candidate for a unified physical theory. We here give a non-technical introduction.

## 53 Citations

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- Philosophy
- 2020

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The Continuum Limit of Causal Fermion Systems

- Physics
- 2016

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- PhysicsClassical and Quantum Gravity
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- Physics, PhilosophyJournal of Physics: Conference Series
- 2019

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- 2018

We give a brief introduction to causal fermion systems with a focus on the geometric structures in space-time.

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- Philosophy
- 2020

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