Category Theory for the Sciences
by David I. Spivak
Publisher: The MIT Press 2014
Number of pages: 496
This book shows that category theory can be useful outside of mathematics as a rigorous, flexible, and coherent modeling language throughout the sciences. Written in an engaging and straightforward style, and assuming little background in mathematics, the book is rigorous but accessible to non-mathematicians.
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