Logic in the Islamic World [addendum] - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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Transmission of Greek Logic to the Arabs

Research on the translation of the books of the Organon and their attendant commentaries is presented in summary essays in Goulet (1989–2003, pp. 502ff).

The School of Baghdad

The leading representative of the textual Aristotelianism of Baghdad was al-Fārābī, and much of his extant work is now either edited or translated (see Lameer 1994).

Avicenna and His Influence

The many new editions, translations, and studies of Avicenna are listed by Jules L. Janssens (1999). An attempt to deal philosophically with his modal syllogistic is made by Paul Thom (2003, chapter 4 and idem). See also his essay "Logic and Metaphysics in Avicenna's Modal Syllogistic" (forthcoming).

Logicians of Andalusia

Averroes, though without much influence in the Islamic world, is the most acute of the Andalusian logicians. See Thom (2003, chapter 5) for a philosophical treatment of his later...

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