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Author Marquis, Jean-Pierre.
Title From a geometrical point of view : a study of the history and philosophy of category theory / by Jean-Pierre Marquis.
Imprint Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2009.

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Author Marquis, Jean-Pierre.
Series Logic, epistemology and the unity of science ; 14
Logic, epistemology and the unity of science (Online) ; 14.
Subject Categories (Mathematics) -- History.
Categories (Mathematics) -- Philosophy.
Description 1 online resource.
Contents Introduction; Category Theory and Klein's Erlangen Program; Introducing Categories, Functors and Natural Transformations; Categories as Spaces, Functors as Transformations; Discovering Fundamental Categorical Transformations: Adjoint Functors; Adjoint Functors: What They are, What They Mean; Invariants in Foundations: Algebraic Logic; Invariants in Foundations: Geometric Logic; Conclusion.
Summary Explores historical and philosophical aspects of category theory, trying there with to expose its significance in the mathematical landscape. This book offers a conceptual perspective on category theory and categorical logic. It is suitable for mathematicians, logicians, historians of contemporary mathematics, physicists and computer scientists.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402093845
1402093845
1402093837 (Cloth)
9781402093838
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-4020-9384-5
OCLC # 310352120
Additional Format Print version: Marquis, Jean-Pierre. From a geometrical point of view. Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2009 9781402093838 1402093837 (OCoLC)276224596



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