Between logic and mathematics: Al-kindī's approach to the aristotelian categories

Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 22 (1):51-68 (2012)
What is the function of logic in al-Kind's theory of categories as it was presented in his epistle On the Number of Aristotle's Books and Quality, whereas the rest of the categories are thought to be no more than different combinations of these two categories with the category Substance. The discussion will pay special attention to the function of the categories of Quantity and Quality as mediators between logic and mathematics.
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Peter Adamson (2007). Al-Kindī. Oxford University Press.
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