Foundations of Physics

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 8–20 | Cite as

A Critical Look at Strings



Following the invitation of the editors of Foundations of Physics, I give here a personal assessment of string theory, from the point of view of an outsider, and I compare it with the theory, methods, and expectations of my own field.


Loop quantum gravity Strings 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre de Physique Théorique de LuminyMarseilleFrance

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