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## Conceptual Mathematics: A First Introduction to Categories (Softcover)"In the last fifty years, the use of the notion of 'category' has led to a remarkable unification and simplification of mathematics. Written by two of the best-known participants in this development, ## $32.49 |

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Continued from the back cover: “While the ideas and techniques of basic category theory are useful throughout modern mathematics, this book does not presuppose knowledge of specific fields but rather develops elementary categories such as directed graphs and discrete dynamical systems from the beginning. The fundamental ideas are then illuminated in an engaging way by examples in these categories.”

**BRIEF CONTENTS**

Each part is broken down into articles, sessions, and tests.

- Preview (1 Session)
- Part I. The category of sets (1 Article; 2 Sessions)
- Part II. The algebra of composition (1 Article; 7 Sessions; 1 Quiz, 1 Test)
- Part III. Categories of structured sets (1 Article, 8 Sessions, 1 Test)
- Part IV. Elementary universal mapping properties (1 Article, 11 Essions, 3 Tests)
- Part V. Higher universal mapping properties (1 Article, 4 Sessions)

## Details

- SKU:
- 2602
- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Author:
- Lawvere, F. William and Stephen H. Schanuel
- Publisher:
- Cambridge University Press
- Publish Date:
- 2007
- Format:
- Softcover (Digital Printing)
- Weight (pounds):
- 1.36
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 6.7″x9.6″x0.8″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780521478175
- ISBN-10:
- 0521478170
- Grade Level:
- College

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