**Edinburgh Lectures on Geometry, Analysis and Physics**

by Michael Atiyah

**Publisher**: arXiv 2010**Number of pages**: 41

**Description**:

These lecture notes are based on a set of six lectures that I gave in Edinburgh in 2008/2009 and they cover some topics in the interface between Geometry and Physics. They involve some unsolved problems and conjectures and I hope they may stimulate readers to investigate them.

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