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To this end let N ⊆ A be a model of T . Since MN ⇒∃ AN , there is an embedding of M in an elementary extension B of A which is the identity on N . Since M is existentially closed in B, it follows that N is existentially closed in B and therefore also in A. B ✼ ❙ ♦ ✓ ≺✓ ❙≺1 ✓ ❙ A M ♦ ❙ ✼ ✓ ≺1❙ ✓≺ ❙ ✓ N 36 3. 12 ([32]). Let T be a theory. Then there is a biggest inductive theory T KH with T ∀ = T ∀KH . We call T KH the Kaiser hull of T . Proof. Let T 1 and T 2 be two inductive theories with T ∀1 = T ∀2 = T ∀ .

So these sets form a basis of a topology on Sn (T ). 2. The space Sn (T ) is 0-dimensional and compact. Proof. Being 0-dimensional means having a basis of clopen sets. Our basic open sets are clopen since their complements are also basic open. If p and q are two diﬀerent types, there is a formula ϕ contained in p but not in q. It follows that [ϕ] and [¬ϕ] are open sets which separate p and q. This shows that Sn (T ) is Hausdorﬀ. To show compactness consider a family [ϕi ], (i ∈ I ), with the ﬁnite intersection property.

Now M ≺ N implies M ≺1 A. b) ⇒ c): By the last lemma all T -ec structures are models of T KH . Thus b) implies that T -ec structures are exactly the models of T KH . c) ⇒ a): Assume that the T -ec structures are exactly the models of the theory T + . 11 we have T ∀ = T ∀+ . 7 implies that T + is model complete. So T + is the model companion of T . The last assertion of the theorem follows easily from the proof. 1. Let L be the language containing a unary function f and a binary relation symbol R and consider the L-theory T = {∀x∀y(R(x, y) → (R(x, f(y))}.