F. William Lawvere


• Fifty Years of Functorial Semantics link to conference

            Interview by Maria Manuel Clementino and Jorge Picado, Bulletin of the International Center for Mathematics (part 1, December 2007, part 2, June 2008, full pdf)

            Interview by Felice Cardone, March 2013 (link)

• Open Problems click

• Books click

• Matemáticas Conceptuales (Libro en español) gratis descargar

• Reprints and preprints that can be downloaded: downloadlist. 

• Publications by Subject: Click below or go to subject.

•Algebraic Theories & Algebraic Categories
•Topos Theory  •Philosophy  •Logic
•Physics  •Didactic  •Computer Science
•History  •Anthropology

Publications Chronologically go to list and published abstracts


In fond memory of some unforgettable colleagues and friends


John R. Myhill 1923-1987
Samuel Eilenberg 1913-1998
Clifford Ambrose Truesdell 1919-2000
John Isbell 1931-2005:
      John Isbell's Adequate Subcategories, Topological Commentary,
Volume 11, #1, 2006
Saunders Mac Lane 1909-2005:
     The World of Mathematics Has Lost A Towering Figure,
Scientiae Mathematicae Japonicae Vol. 63, No. 1, (2006), pp 9-10.
      Saunders Mac Lane, un matematico, Lettera Matematica Pristem 55, p. 13.
      • English version of above: Saunders Mac Lane, a mathematician click
      Saunders Mac Lane, New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, (2008)
Jon Beck 1935-2006  posted remembrance
George Mackey 1916-2006  posted remembrance
Gregory Maxwell Kelly 1930- 2007
Radu Diaconescu
Aurelio Carboni 1942-2012:
       Farewell to Aurelio, Il Protagora,  no. 20 (2013), pp. 489-494.
       Text of above click
       Memorial conference link
Daniel Kan 1927-2013
Alexander Grothendiek 1928-2014
Stephen H. Schanuel 1933-2014  posted remembrance
Pierre (Peter) Gabriel 1933-2015
Robert F. C. Walters 1943-2015


Updated 07/25/16


F. William Lawvere

University at Buffalo

Department of Mathematics

244 Mathematics Building,

Buffalo, New York 14260-2900