Joachim Lambek

Joachim Lambek, (1922-2014), usually called Jim, was a mathematician, logician, theoretical linguist, …, based at McGill university.

Suggesting enrichment in multicategories:

- Joachim Lambek,
*Deductive Systems and Categories II: Standard constructions and closed categories*, In: Peter Hilton (eds.)*Category Theory, Homology Theory and their Applications I*, Lecture Notes in Mathematics**86**Springer 1969 (doi:10.1007/BFb0079385, pdf)

On the role of adjunctions and dualities in mathematics:

- Joachim Lambek,
*The Influence of Heraclitus on Modern Mathematics*, In*Scientific Philosophy Today: Essays in Honor of Mario Bunge*, edited by Joseph Agassi and Robert S Cohen, 111–21. Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Co. (1981)

On categorical logic and topos theory:

- Joachim Lambek, Philip J. Scott,
*Introduction to higher order categorical logic*, Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics 7 (1986) (ISBN: 0-521-24665-2)

- lambda-calculus/relation between type theory and category theory
- biclosed monoidal category
- initial algebra
- linguistics
- categorial grammar
- Introduction to Higher-Order Categorical Logic

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