Questions tagged [calculus-of-functors]

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.

1 question with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
5
votes
0answers
186 views

Homotopy functor calculus vs functor calculus in additive categories

Consider the Goodwillie calculus of a homotopy functor $F : \mathrm{Sp} \to \mathrm{Sp}$, where $\mathrm{Sp}$ denotes an appropriate model for spectra (... orthogonal spectra for instance). Then ...