# Majorana and the path-integral approach to Quantum Mechanics

@article{Esposito2006MajoranaAT, title={Majorana and the path-integral approach to Quantum Mechanics}, author={Salvatore Esposito}, journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics}, year={2006} }

We give, for the first time, the English translation of a manuscript by Ettore Majorana, which probably corresponds to the text for a seminar delivered at the University of Naples in 1938, where he lectured on Theoretical Physics. Some passages reveal a physical interpretation of the Quantum Mechanics which anticipates of several years the Feynman approach in terms of path integrals, independently of the underlying mathematical formulation.

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