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A gentle introduction to Categorical Logic

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How can we interpret sentences formulated in (fragments of) first order logic in a category? By taking the viewpoint that the objects of a category are some kind of sets, we derive means of formal interpertations by using the ideas of Tarskian Semantics. Exploiting this idea in more depth will lead us to the construction of syntactic categories, and asking about higher order logic leads to toposes, eventually.

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