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By Robert M. Johnson

ISBN-10: 0495006726

ISBN-13: 9780495006725

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29 Moreover, at the end of the Short Commentary on Aristotle's Rhetoric, he referred to that work as the Book of Rhetoric (Kitab* al-Khatabah*). Finally, it is clear that Averroës did not consider the treatise Fi* al-Qawanin* allati* ta`mal biha* al-Maqayis* (On the Rules by Which Syllogisms Are Made) to represent his commentary on the Topics, because he so carefully explained to the reader that he was using the topics discussed in this treatise solely to prepare the way for his teaching about demonstration and because he reminded the reader quite frequently that his use of topics here differed from the way they were used in dialectic or rhetoric.

As a result, the Short Commentary on Aristotle's Topics, the Short Commentary on Aristotle's Rhetoric, and the Short Commentary on Aristotle's Poetics are the last three treatises in the collection. So that the significance of this extensive reworking of the Organon not escape attention, Averroës offered another indication of the separate status of these treatises. As justification for having reversed the order of the Short Commentary on Aristotle's Topics and the Short Commentary on Aristotle's On Sophistical Refutations, he limited the art of sophistry Page 20 to deception about demonstrative arguments.

Many corrections of an extensive nature are to be found on the margins and above the lines. They are all written in a hand different from that of the scribe. The Paris manuscript contains the same nine treatises as the Munich manuscript and comprises 103 folios, on 96 of which are contained the treatises presented in the Munich manuscript. Each folio measures 31 cm. in height and 20 cm. 5 cm of the height and 13 cm. of the width. With few exceptions, each folio contains 25 lines of script. Although all of the treatises are properly ordered and the manuscript complete, the first folio of the Judaeo-Arabic version is missing.

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