There are lots of great material on Category Theory subject in the internet, buts its always a challenge to figure out a ready list of top books on Category Theory that one can refer to immediately. Even though online materials are good, but nothing can beat the depth of coverage that a book can offer. Hence, we researched the list of Category Theory books which are used by students worldwide and came up with top 10 Book Recommendations on Category Theory subject. These books can be used as a great starting point for anyone studying Category Theory and can also be used as a ready reference for Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate programs.
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Here is the full list of best reference books on Category Theory.
|1. “Categories for the Working Mathematician” by S. MacLane|
|2. “Arrows, Structures and Functors” by M.A. Arbib and E. G. Manes|
|3. “Category Theory” by H. Herrlich and G.E. Strecker|
|4. “Abstract and Concrete Categories” by J. Adamek, H. Herrlich and G. E. Streeker|
|5. ” An Introduction to Category Theory ” by Harold Simmons|
|6. ” Category Theory in Context (Aurora: Dover Modern Math Originals) ” by Emily Riehl|
|7. ” An Introduction to the Language of Category Theory (Compact Textbooks in Mathematics) ” by Steven Roman|
|8. ” Basic Concepts of Enriched Category Theory (London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series) ” by Max Kelly|
|9. ” Category Theory: Applications to Algebra, Logic and Topology ” by A. Dold|
|10. ” Category Theory: Questions and Answers ” by George A. Duckett|
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