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Identity and Categorification *April 21, 2008*

*Posted by Alexandre Borovik in Uncategorized.*

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A paper by Andrei Rodin, arXiv:math/0509596 [pdf]. Appears to be relevant to our project.

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between a mathematician and a philosopher

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A paper by Andrei Rodin, arXiv:math/0509596 [pdf]. Appears to be relevant to our project.

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There’s quite a literature on this topic. See, e.g., Barry Mazur’s When is one thing equal to some other thing.

David — thanks for a reference to Mazur. Can you suggest more?

Three good accounts of the rationale for higher categories are An introduction to

n-categories, From Finite Sets to Feynman Diagrams and Categorification.Yuri Manin says in Georg Cantor and his heritage p. 8: