Introduction to Logic

  • Final
  • Philosophy
  • Introduction to Logic
  • 3.0
  • This course introduces some principles of valid reasoning with emphasis on deductive logic.  The course must include a study of formal techniques of sentential logic.  The course may also include a treatment of inductive reasoning, language, or fallacies.

  • 110


  • Eligibility for College Composition (C-ID ENGL 100)

  • A substantial portion of the course must address each of the following:

    Validity;
    Symbolization;
    Syntax;
    Semantics;
    Truth tables;
    Natural deduction proof method in sentential logic.

    May Also Include
    Square of opposition
    Venn diagrams
    Syllogisms in categorical logic


  • At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

    Demonstrate understanding of deductive reasoning and competence in some methods of formal logic.

  • Problem sets, quizzes and exams.

  • Patrick J. Hurley, A Concise Introduction to Logic
    Irving M. Copi and Carl Cohen, Introduction to Logic


  • Took down from the website as of 4/24/12

  • December 10, 2012