This book provides an account of part of the theory of Lie algebras most relevant to Lie groups. It discusses the basic theory of Lie algebras, including the classification of complex semisimple Lie algebras, and the Levi, Cartan and Iwasawa decompositions.
Table of Contents
1. General Theory of Lie Algebras 2. Semisimple Lie Algebras 3. Cohomology of Lie Algebras And its Application 4. Semisimple Lie Algebras Over and 5. Groups Connected with a Root System 6. Linear Groups 7. Irreducible Representations 8. Classification of Real Simple Lie Algebras