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An Introduction to Category Theory in Four Easy Movements

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An Introduction to Category Theory in Four Easy Movements
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Publisher: Manchester University
Number of pages: 197

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Notes for a course offered as part of the MSc. in Mathematical Logic, Manchester University. From the table of contents: Development and exercises; Functors and natural transformations; Limits and colimits, a universal solution; Cartesian closed categories.

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