**An Invitation to General Algebra and Universal Constructions**

by George M. Bergman

**Publisher**: Henry Helson 1998**ISBN/ASIN**: 0965521141**ISBN-13**: 9780965521147**Number of pages**: 398

**Description**:

From the contents: Free groups; A Cook's tour of other universal constructions; Ordered sets, induction, and the Axiom of Choice; Lattices, closure operators, and Galois connections; Categories and functors; Universal constructions in category-theoretic terms; Varieties of algebras; Algebra and coalgebra objects in categories, and functors having adjoints.

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