Jon Mock Beck was a category theorist whose thesis (under the supervision of Sammy Eilenberg) and subsequent work with Mike Barr have been highly influential in the development of the subject. He died in March 2006.

Introducing the monadicity theorem:

On monads in universal algebra and (co-)homology-theory:

- H. Applegate, M. Barr, J. Beck, F. W. Lawvere, F. E. J. Linton, E. Manes, M. Tierney, F. Ulmer:
*Seminar on Triples and Categorical Homology Theory*, ETH 1966/67, edited by Beno Eckmann and Myles Tierney,**LNM 80**, Springer (1969), reprinted as: Reprints in Theory and Applications of Categories**18**(2008) 1-303 [TAC:18, pdf]

Particularly on distributive laws:

- Jon Beck,
*Distributive Laws*, in:*Seminar on Triples and Categorical Homology Theory*, ETH 1966/67, Lecture Notes in Mathemativs, Springer (1969), Reprints in Theory and Applications of Categories**18**(2008) 1-303 [TAC:18, pdf]

and on monadic cohomology via canonical resolutions:

- Michael Barr, Jon Beck,
*Homology and Standard Constructions*, in:*Seminar on Triples and Categorical Homology Theory*, Lecture Notes in Maths.**80**, Springer (1969), Reprints in Theory and Applications of Categories**18**(2008) 186-248 [TAC:18, pdf]

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