Survey of Precursors Of Category Theory • 3

A few years ago I began a sketch on the “Precursors of Category Theory”, tracing the continuities of the category concept from Aristotle, to Kant and Peirce, through Hilbert and Ackermann, to contemporary mathematical practice.  A Survey of resources on the topic is given below, still very rough and incomplete, but perhaps a few will find it of use.


Blog Series

  • Notes On Categories • (1)
  • Precursors Of Category Theory • (1)(2)(3)

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