Review of J.-P. Marquis' "From a Geometrical Point of View: A Study of the History and Philosophy of Category Theory"

Together with Molly Kao and John Bell, we have written a review of Jean-Pierre Marquis's beautiful book From a Geometrical Point of View: A study of the history and philosophy of category theory. We recommend it to everybody interested in the foundations of mathematics!

 

Title:
Review of Jean-Pierre Marquis' "From a Geometrical Point of View: A Study of the History and Philosophy of Category Theory"
Authors:
Molly Kao, Nicolas Fillion & John Bell
Journal:
Philosophia Mathematica

Additional information

Download the PDF of the paper.

Cite as (APA format):
Kao, M., Fillion, N., & Bell, J. (2010). Jean-Pierre Marquis. From a Geometrical Point of View: A Study of the History and Philosophy of Category Theory. Philosophia Mathematica, 18(2), 227-234.

BibTeX Entry:
@article{KaoFillionBell2010,
title={Critical Study of Jean-Pierre Marquis' ``From a Geometrical Point of View: A Study of the History and Philosophy of Category Theory''},
author={Kao, Molly and Fillion, Nicolas and Bell, John},
journal={Philosophia Mathematica},
volume={18},
number={2},
pages={227--234},
year={2010},
publisher={Oxford University Press}
}

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