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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After all, Awodey was a doctoral student of Saunders’.

Category Theory

Clear, understandable, containing loads of examples and exercises to grasp the basics. Judah Cliff Bayawon rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Bulletin of Symbolic Logic.

Yes, and I mention it here. Selected pages Title Page. No trivia or quizzes yet. Have you looked at the book Conceptual Mathematics by Lawvere and Schanuel? Although assuming few mathematical pre-requisites, the standard of mathematical rigour is not compromised.

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 the other fields that now make use of it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ebsco Publishing- Mathematics – pages.

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Category Theory by Steve Awodey

Aleksis rated it really liked it Oct 28, Thanks for telling us about the problem. An extra topic of cartesian closed categories and the lambda-calculus is also provided; a must for computer scientists, logicians and linguists! Account Options Sign in. Thanks for your recommendation. Slides from a talk at CMU, March Warren, Journal of Symbolic Logic Preview — Category Theory by Steve Awodey.

Likewise, I bet no one will understand Remark 1. I also felt that the book hteory not written for the described target.

Notes from a talk at IAS, December I agree on all counts. Useful starting point as a beginner. Daniel rated it really liked it Feb 01, Journal of Pure and Applied Algebrapp.

I gather that category theory is much more general. To ask other readers questions about Category Theoryplease sign theiry. How does the introductory first chapter work on this level?

Notes from a series of lectures to the Stockholm Logic Group, June Situagent rated it really liked it Jun 27, Adam Blinkinsop rated it liked it Dec 15, And all praise to Dover.

Nathan rated it really liked it Feb 15, Published July 1st by Clarendon Press first published January 1st Nachi Vpn rated it liked it Jan 20, Sergey Dmitriev theoory it it was amazing Jan 07, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


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However, on the other side, I like the way that the idea of a functor between categories is introduced early; and some of the illustrative examples of categories and functors between categories in the chapter are illuminating. Indeed, is that one reason why you recommend them? Nearly a hundred new exercises Many more examples and diagrams Worked solutions to almost half the exercises New coverage of monoidal categories. Constructive Type Theory and Homotopy Theory.

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More information on this research program can be found on the site HomotopyTypeTheory. John Wiegley rated it really liked it Dec 11, Limits and Colimits 6. However, maybe category theory proper is so abstract that the best way to learn it is to first learn it as applied to sets or logic. Mark Gomer rated it really liked it Jan 01, To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider.

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