Steve Awodey Professor Department of Philosophy Carnegie Mellon University. Research Areas. Category Theory Logic Philosophy of Mathematics. 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.
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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. Hand Request an Inspection Copy.
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An extra topic of cartesian closed categories and the lambda-calculus is also provided; a must for computer scientists, awodye and linguists! Cotnoir and Donald L. The material covered includes the standard core of categories; functors; natural transformations; equivalence; limits and colimits; categoru categories; representables; Yoneda’s lemma; adjoints; monads.
Second editionnow in paperback! I think that reading Awodey should really help understanding of the basics on a second pass through some of the material. Lists with This Book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Situagent rated it really liked it Jun 27, Philosophy and India A.
Actually, I had occasion a few weeks ago to re-read the opening chapters of Awodey and I was wondering if my earlier reaction was too harsh …. He is an active researcher in Category Theory and Logic, and has authored and co-authored numerous journal articles. Categories of Diagrams 9: Categoryy Mathematica 3vol.
If you’re not a graduate-level mathematics student, don’t even consider it. February 19, at 8: The material covered includes the standard core of categories; functors; natural transformations; equivalence; limits and colimits; functor categories; awocey Yoneda’s lemma; adjoints; monads.
My copy contains a lot of scribbles in the margins when I grasped a concept.
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Nearly a hundred new exercises have also been added, many with solutions, to make the book more useful as a course text and for self-study. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Hellman’s question “Does category theory provide a framework for mathematical structuralism? And things seem only to get worse as the book progresses.
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