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Colin Slator McLarty

Colin Slator McLarty, American philosophy educator. Visiting scholar Harvard Mathematics Department, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1995-1997.


  • McLarty, Colin Slator was born on July 12, 1951 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Colin Slator McLarty and Sarah Baldwin Suplee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Case Institute of Technology, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1980.


    • Machinist Bardons & Oliver Machine Tools, Cleveland, 1980-1984. Associate professor philosophy Case Western Reserve University, since 1986, chair department philosophy, since 1998. Visiting associate professor philosophy University Notre Dame, Indiana, 2002.


    • Elementary Categories, Elementary Toposes (Oxford Logic Guides)
    • The book covers elementary aspects of category theory and topos theory for graduate students in mathematics, computer science, and logic; it has few mathematical prerequisites, and uses categorical methods throughout, rather than beginning with set theoretical foundations.


    • Married Patricia Princehouse.
    • father: Colin Slator McLarty
    • mother: Sarah Baldwin Suplee
    • spouse: Patricia Princehouse.
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    Born July 12, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      Case Institute of Technology
    • 1980
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1980 - 1984
      Machinist Bardons & Oliver Machine Tools
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1986
      associate, professor philosophy Case Western Reserve University
    • 1998
      associate, professor philosophy Case Western Reserve University