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.
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.
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.