**Category Theory for the Sciences**

by David I. Spivak

**Publisher**: The MIT Press 2014**ISBN-13**: 9780262320511**Number of pages**: 496

**Description**:

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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