Bourbaki and Foundations

martdowd at martdowd at
Sun May 8 20:37:35 EDT 2022

Michael Sheard writes:

3) What is your position on this belief?

 Category theory provides a unifying framework for mathematical theories in algebra and topology.  This was certainly an omission in Bourbaki.  It's foundational ramifications are more technical, and have received much attention.  It arguably adds little to the foundations provided by set theory, which is not "full of holes".
Martin Dowd
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