Lectures on Introduction to Logic 2016-12-01T23:33:21+00:00

Introduction to Logic

Philosophy 10

Professor Rick Grush, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego has made his class available.  Make sure to right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file.

Lectures 01-05, on formalization and truth table methods (first third of course)

  • Lecture 01: Introduction to the class, and to the topic (50min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 17MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides
  • Lecture 02: Arguments, statements, and recursion (58min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 20MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides
  • Lecture 03: Translating natural language into formal notation (78min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 27MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides 112KB
  • Lecture 04: Truth functions and truth tables (83min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 29MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides 180KB
  • Lecture 05: Equivalence, consistency, implication, & validity (52min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 18MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides 205KB

Lectures 06-10, on Proofs in Sentential Logic (second third of course)

  • Lecture 06: Introduction to proofs in sentential logic (49min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 17MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides 90KB
  • Lecture 07: Proofs in sentential logic, continued (44min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 15MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides 100KB
  • Lecture 08: Proofs continued, indirect proof (51min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 18MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides 110KB
  • Lecture 09: Conditional proof, nested subproofs, tautologies (51min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 18MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides 100KB
  • Lecture 10: Proofs: clarifications and common errors (76min) [right-click (windows) or control-click (Mac) to download the file] mp3 audio 27MB; .pdf of powerpoint slides 124KB

Lectures 11-15, on Informal Fallacies (last third of the course)

Introduction to Logic

Philosophy 10

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