**Category Theory: A Gentle Introduction**

by Peter Smith

**Publisher**: Logic Matters 2016**Number of pages**: 283

**Description**:

I hope that what is here may prove useful to others starting to get to grips with category theory. This text is intended to be relatively accessible; in particular, it presupposes rather less mathematical background than some texts on categories.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(1.4MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Category Theory Lecture Notes**

by

**Daniele Turi**-

**University of Edinburgh**

These notes were written for a course in category theory. The course was designed to be self-contained, drawing most of the examples from category theory itself. It was intended for post-graduate students in theoretical computer science.

(

**11164**views)

**Banach Modules and Functors on Categories of Banach Spaces**

by

**J. Cigler, V. Losert, P.W. Michor**-

**Marcel Dekker Inc**

This book is the final outgrowth of a sequence of seminars about functors on categories of Banach spaces (held 1971 - 1975) and several doctoral dissertations. It has been written for readers with a general background in functional analysis.

(

**10009**views)

**Categorical Homotopy Theory**

by

**Emily Riehl**-

**Cambridge University Press**

This book develops abstract homotopy theory from the categorical perspective with a particular focus on examples. Emily Riehl discusses two competing perspectives by which one typically first encounters homotopy (co)limits ...

(

**3836**views)

**Notes on Categories and Groupoids**

by

**P. J. Higgins**-

**Van Nostrand Reinhold**

A self-contained account of the elementary theory of groupoids and some of its uses in group theory and topology. Category theory appears as a secondary topic whenever it is relevant to the main issue, and its treatment is by no means systematic.

(

**14486**views)