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Isagoge
also called "Introduction" to Aristotle's "Categories"

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  1. The work is celebrated for prompting the medieval debate over the status of universals

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  2. written by Porphyry in Greek and translated into Latin by Boethius, was the standard textbook on logic for at least a millennium after his death

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  3. The work includes the highly influential hierarchical classification of genera and species from substance in general down to individuals, known as the Tree of Porphyry, and an introduction which mentions the problem of universals

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  4. composed by Porphyry in Sicily during the years 268-270, and sent to Chrysaorium, according to all the ancient commentators Ammonius, Elias, and David

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  5. Boethius' translation of the work, in Latin, became a standard medieval textbook in European schools and universities, setting the stage for medieval philosophical-theological developments of logic and the problem of universals

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