
Abstract 
1 
Introduction 

1.1 
Against the split brain 

1.2 
Identifying where
the problems lie 

1.3 
A road map 
2 
Effective Field Theories 

2.1 
The
utility of lowenergy approximations 

2.2 
A toy example 

2.3 
The toy
model revisited 

2.4 
Lessons learned 

2.5 
Predictiveness and power
counting 

2.6 
The effective Lagrangian logic 

2.7 
The meaning of
renormalizability 
3 
LowEnergy Quantum Gravity 

3.1 
General relativity
as an effective theory 

3.2 
Power counting 

3.3 
Effective field theory in
curved space 
4 
Explicit Quantum Calculations 

4.1 
Nonrelativistic
point masses in three spatial dimensions 

4.2 
Codimension two and
cosmic strings 
5 
Conclusions 
6 
Acknowledgements 

References 

Footnotes 

Figures 

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