Samuel Eilenberg’s work in category theory. (English) Zbl 0853.18001

In the first part, the work of S. Eilenberg in category theory is summarized. At second a table of contents of a planned two-volume book of E. Dyer and S. Eilenberg, “General and categorical topology” is given.
Reviewer: B.Richter (Berlin)


18-03 History of category theory
01A70 Biographies, obituaries, personalia, bibliographies
18B30 Categories of topological spaces and continuous mappings (MSC2010)
54B30 Categorical methods in general topology
55Uxx Applied homological algebra and category theory in algebraic topology

Biographic References:

Eilenberg, Samuel
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[1] (with N. E. Steenrod): Foundations of Algebraic Topology, Princeton University Press, 1952. · Zbl 0047.41402
[2] (with J. C.Moore): Adjoint functions and triples, Am. J. Math. 9 (1965), 301-398. · Zbl 0135.02103
[3] (with G. M.Kelly): Closed Categories in Proceedings of the Conference on Categorical Algebra, La Jolla, 1965, Springer, New York, 1966, pp. 421-562.
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