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Diagrammatic ImmanenceCategory Theory and Philosophy$
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Rocco "Gangle

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781474404174

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404174.001.0001

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Diagrams of Structure: Categories and Functors

Diagrams of Structure: Categories and Functors

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(p.70) Chapter 2 Diagrams of Structure: Categories and Functors
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Diagrammatic Immanence
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Rocco Gangle

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404174.003.0003

This chapter introduces the elementary concepts and operations of category theory. It introduces the notion of category by generalizing from partial orders and systems of functions and then introduces the constructions of universal mapping properties and functors. It concludes by surveying a number of common examples.

Keywords:   Category theory, Functors, Partial orders, Universal mapping properties

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