no body would read all lectures in this book unless one is a, say, form 5 student*, or as a lucky caltech freshmen. i say i 'finished' this book as a homage to feyman: hey, i know your stuff, in the way you like us to know - i.e, intuitively, hand-wavingly, imaginatively, and, above all, lively. i nearly wept when a jewish professor derived the value of electric charge using your diagram method. that was the high point of my physics education. though i had to leave physics for other things, the three books of your lectures have always stood by my side as a reminder that truth is beauty and beauty, truth.
* as a reviewer said, i wish we had this as secondary text book. if only 漢榮 had it, i would have thrown my body and soul in physics in form 5. instead there were only pedestrian inanities called 'university physics' and thank mr parker of the a-level physics textbook, i did not meet my true love until grad school....Continua