Cheng sways the readers own personal beliefs about what mathematics is by proposing her own term, category theory, also known as, "the mathematics of mathematics." Confusing right? I thought so too, but in a sense, math can't be defined by one thing. For example, math is not just about numbers, symbols, or even measurements. Rather, Cheng uses category theory to define math as being all about "relationships, contexts, processes, principles, structure, cakes, custards." If that isn't a more enticing Prologue to a book, I don't know what else is. So, naturally, I kept reading...
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