Abed, Shukri B. “Particulars and Universals: An Introduction to Alfārābī's Logical Lexicon.” In Aristotelian Logic and the Arabic Language in Alfarabi, pp. 1-34. Albany: State University Of New York Press, 1991.
Explains the meanings of terms used by al-Fārābī in his writings on logic.
Black, Deborah L. “Al-Fārābī.” In History of Islamic Philosophy, Part I, edited by Seyyed Hossein Nasr and Oliver Leaman, pp. 178-97. London: Routledge, 1996.
Examines numerous works by al-Fārābī and describes the approaches he takes in writing about logic, philosophy, psychology, and metaphysics....
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