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Logic in the Islamic World [addendum]

For more on everything in the entry, see especially Hans Daiber's Bibliography of Islamic Philosophy (1999). Few scholars would now accept that Arabic logic is "entirely Western"; it grew out of Greek texts, but developed differently from both Hellenistic and Latin logic.

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...

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