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The categories Let J be a set, let there be given, for every i E J a functor Fi: Set -+ Set, covariant or contravariant. S((FJiEJ) is defined as follows: The objects are couples ( X , (rJieJ) where X is a set and, for every i, ri c Fi(X). Mor= (Y, ( s J i S J )are triples (EL 2)where phisms from % = (X, (r&) to f : X + Y is a mapping such that for the covariant F;’s F i ( f ) ( r i )c si, and for the contravariant ones Fi(f)(si)c ri. The composition is defined in the obvious way. For small sets J we write the functors in a sequence.

2. 8 we have Theorem. B where B is the set of all morphisrns o f A plus one additional element ( A I g ( A ) is hence the category of algebras with so many unary operations as is the number of morphisms of A plus one). Proof. If M is the set of all morphisms of A, put B = M u {o}, o $ M . Choose, further, two distinct elements u, u outside M and put for cp: a --$ 6, V(cp)(t) = U ( q )(t) if x E U(a), l f ( q ) ( <=) < for < = u, z.. 51 $7. Two easy embeddings Now, define an algebraic structure mu = ( ~ i ; of) the ~ ~type ~ A on V ( a )putting: 8: if x + y, 1 = (l)sGB for 5 : y + a for <: z + a for ( E ( U , U ) t o p o;(<) = u u m'(5) = i:j for .

The definition of a full subcategory is obtained by replacing ( 2 ) by the stronger (2 full) for any two a, b E A‘, M‘(a, b) = M ( a , b). Remark. Note that (3) is essential in the definition of a general subcategory. It is, however, superfluous in the definition of a full subcategory. 5. Examples. (A) Set, the category of all sets and mappings: The objects are all sets, in other words, objSet is the universal class. The morphisms from X to Y are all the mappings from X to E: (Here it is important to make an agreement as to what is understood under a mapping from X to I: Its common definition as a subset f of X x Y such that for every x there is exactly one y such that (x,y) E J would not do for our purposes.

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