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Introduction to Logic

This collection contains the California Open Educational Resources Council (CA OER) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for Introduction to Logic (common course-id PHIL 110), one of the top 50 college courses identified for inclusion in the California Open Online Library for Education (COOLforEd).

CID Number: PHIL 110

General Course Description: PHIL 110

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.

Minimum Units: 3.0


Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Advisories/Recommendations: Eligibility for College Composition (C-ID ENGL 100)

Pedagogical Approach


Learning Outcomes

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
  • exams

Other Information


Course Resources

  • A Modern Formal Logic Primer
    A Modern Formal Logic Primer (Open (Access) Textbook)
    This is a two-volume introduction to formal logic. Volume I presents sentence logic and Volume II covers predicate logic... More
  • Formal Logic
    Formal Logic (Open (Access) Textbook)
    This is an undergraduate college level textbook covering first order predicate logic with identity but omitting... More