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Calculus of functors is a tool for studying functors between categories, analogous to the Taylor expansion of a real-valued function. It was originated by Thomas Goodwillie for studying spaces of concordances / pseudo-isotopy embeddings.

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Surveys of Goodwillie Calculus

Is there a good general introduction to Goodwillie calculus out there, like a paper or publication that gives a general overview of the calculus as well as how it is useful and why we are interested ...