By P. B Andrews

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E. [[Qocoo, coo,[nxoxo]] axiom of Q, but is a theorem, as we shall see in Chapter I1 (Theorem 100). Hence Rule R cannot be dispensed with. We can also show the independence of certain axioms and axiom schemata of Q. We outline these proofs below, leaving most of the details for the reader to verify. AXIOM 1 We construct a model Vt’ for Q which is similar to the model Vt described in Section 3, except that Q, now contains three objects. For a complete description of the model ‘B’and the interpretation of Q in W, simply replace the sentences “We first choose three distinct objects t, f and r which are not functions.

2 If W,[xa = yb] = f, then WzP0 = t by Lemma 5. 2 If W,[xa = yb] = t, then from the definition of W,Qozzit is clear that WG,, = w,yb . Now W,xa is in BWna ,where W,a = 7ca is in K'. Similarly w,y, is in %W,b, where W,b = xb is in K'. The domains By,where y is in K', are disjoint, so evidently W,a = W,b. Hence W,[a = b] = t, so W,Po = t by Lemma 5. This completes the proof of Theorem 7. THEOREM 8: The system Q is consistent. Proof: We first remark that assignments do indeed exist"). Indeed, we can describe certain assignments explicitly.

Note that no trouble arises when A . Qoaay,] y, were derivable in Q . I. Qoaaya] ya would also be derivable, so by Rule R and the axiom Ja(oa)[Qoaay,]2 C, (an instance of 4,) we would obtain C, & y, as a theorem of Q'. It is clear that Theorem 7 applies to Q' with respect to any principal interpretation of Q, in particular with respect to a principal interpretation in which the domain 5Dl of the model (and hence each domain) contains at least two elements. However for such an interpretation WJC, 3 ya] is not always t, since we can always choose x so that W,ya is not the same as W,C,.