By Morse Anthony P.
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This e-book is inteded to be a self-contained advent to the entire set concept wanted through so much mathematicians. The method of set concept this is axiomatic. Logical symbolism is used, yet in simple terms the place it's crucial, or the place it kind of feels to elucidate a scenario. Set idea will be in keeping with formal common sense, yet the following it's according to intuitive common sense.
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L-l-. ‘o’, . 1 7 Our symbol of type 17 is : ‘ 5 a . 19 Our symbol of type 19 is : ‘ #’. 31 AGREEMENTS. O A symbol is a binarian if and only if it is a symbol of some type. 1 Asymbol is a binariate ifand only if it is either ‘ x ’ or one of the primed symbols derived therefrom. is a nexw if and only if c is a n expression in which each symbol is a binarian. 32 AGREEMENT. 9. 33 AGREEMENT. A is aparade if and only ifA is such an expression in which some binarian appears that A can be obtained from one of the expressions ' ( X X ' ) ), ' ( X X ' X " ) ), ' (X#'X"X") ...
If we had accepted it earlier as an agreement then we could have derived our rules of inference. It is of interest in this connection that: if A and B are demonstrations then ( A B ) is also a demonstration; if S is a demonstration which enlists C then (SC) is a demonstration. 75 RULE. T is a theorem if and only if there is a demonstration of which T is a subformula. CHAINS We now take the trouble to make a number of earlier notions quite explicit. 85, have, in reverse order, the force of a sequence of agreements.
We agree that CL is a variable if and only if a is a symbol which is not a constant. The light face italic Latin letters together with the superscripted and subscripted symbols derived therefrom are variables. We agree that D lifts A if and only if A is a formative expression and D is a definition which can be obtained from ‘ ( x = y) ’ by replacing ‘x’ by A and ‘tj’ by a parenthetical expression. We agree that D raises A if and only if A is a formative expression and D is a definition which can be obtained from ‘ ( x ~ y )by’ replacing L x ’ by A and ‘y’ by a parenthetical expression different from A .