[Haskell] Who brought the monad to us?

Ben Lippmeier Ben.Lippmeier at anu.edu.au
Mon Aug 29 20:44:11 EDT 2005

I thing that Eugenio Moggi was the first to combine monads from category 
theory with the lambda calculus.

Check out:
Computational Lambda Calculus and Monads, Eugenio Moggi, 1988

It's citeseer page is at:


Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> Hello,
> is it right to say that Philip Wadler was the one who invented monadic I/O or 
> were there others who did so together with Wadler? I need this for my 
> thesis. :-)
> Best wishes,
> Wolfgang
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