# The conceptual foundations and the philosophical aspects of renormalization theory

@article{Cao2005TheCF, title={The conceptual foundations and the philosophical aspects of renormalization theory}, author={Tian Yu Cao and Silvan S. Schweber}, journal={Synthese}, year={2005}, volume={97}, pages={33-108} }

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