We introduce the concept of optimal subcategory (an abstract form of completeness) and use it to develop a categorical version of the Stone-Weierstrass theorem.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1016/0166-8641(87)90104-0
Journal Topology and its Applications
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Nel, L. (1987). Optimal subcategories and Stone-Weierstrass. Topology and its Applications, 27(2), 191–200. doi:10.1016/0166-8641(87)90104-0