Category Theory has 59 ratings and 3 reviews. Santino said: Went through this book at a rate of one paragraph per week, and even that was too fast. If yo. This text provides a comprehensive reference to category theory, containing exercises, for researchers and graduates in philosophy, mathematics, computer. I bought Steve Awodey’s book Category Theory (Oxford Logic Guides, Clarendon Press, ) when it first came out. Awodey says that his.

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Category Theory – Hardcover – Steve Awodey – Oxford University Press

Carus, Erkenntnis 54pp. Dover is very good at producing affordable editions of interesting books, though one has to wait. Containing clear definitions of the essential concepts, illuminated with numerous accessible examples, and providing full proofs of all important propositions and cxtegory, this book aims to make the basic ideas, theorems, and methods of category theory understandable to this broad readership.

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An extra topic of cartesian closed categories and the lambda-calculus is also provided – a must categort computer scientists, logicians and linguists! Nachi Vpn rated it liked it Jan 20, June 11, at 9: This text and reference book on Category Theory, a branch of abstract algebra, is aimed not only at students of Mathematics, but also researchers and students of Computer Science, Logic, Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Philosophy, and any of categoyr other fields that now make use of it.


The basic definitions, theorems, and proofs are made accessible by assuming few mathematical pre-requisites but without compromising mathematical rigour. February 20, at 1: Carus, Synthese Set Theory Revised second edition John L.

Nearly a hundred new exercises Many more examples and diagrams Worked solutions to almost half the exercises New coverage of monoidal categories. Account Options Sign in.

The Logical Must Penelope Maddy. Shu Tanaka rated it really liked it Nov 07, The material covered includes the standard core of categories; functors; natural transformations; equivalence; limits and colimits; functor categories; representables; Yoneda’s lemma; adjoints; monads.

After this you may embark on Saunders’ book. Journal of Pure and Applied Algebrapp. Trivia About Category Theory. Books by Steve Awodey. To purchase, catgory your preferred ebook provider. Click here for more information. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Category Theory

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Nearly a hundred new exercises have also been added, many with catehory, to make the book more useful as a course text and for self-study. VgAcid rated it it was amazing Aug 29, It is ostensibly aimed at the High School level. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Likewise, I bet no one will understand Remark 1. Constructive Type Theory and Homotopy Theory.

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