By Stefan Bilaniuk
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10. Suppose Γ is a consistent set of sentences. Then there is a maximally consistent set of sentences Σ with Γ ⊆ Σ. The counterparts of these notions and facts for propositional logic sufficed to prove the Completeness Theorem, but here we will need some additional tools. The basic problem is that instead of defining a suitable truth assignment from a maximally consistent set of formulas, we need to construct a suitable structure from a maximally consistent set of sentences. Unfortunately, structures for first-order languages are usually more complex than truth assignments for propositional logic.
2. Suppose x is a variable, t is a term, and ϕ is a formula. e. ϕ with t substituted for x) is defined as follows: (1) If ϕ is atomic, then ϕxt is the formula obtained by replacing each occurrence of x in ϕ by t. (2) If ϕ is (¬ψ), then ϕxt is the formula (¬ψtx). (3) If ϕ is (α → β), then ϕxt is the formula (αxt → βtx). (4) If ϕ is ∀y δ, then ϕxt is the formula (a) ∀y δ if x is y, and (b) ∀y δtx if x isn’t y. 1. (1) Is x substitutable for z in ψ if ψ is z = x → ∀z z = x? If so, what is ψxz ? (2) Show that if t is any term and σ is a sentence, then t is substitutable in σ for any variable x.
30 5. 11. Give a precise definition of the scope of a quantifier. 4. As we shall see, sentences are often more tractable and useful theoretically than ordinary formulas. 12. 8 are sentences? Finally, we will eventually need to consider a relationship between first-order languages. 5. A first-order language L is an extension of a firstorder language L, sometimes written as L ⊆ L , if every non-logical symbol of L is a non-logical symbol of the same kind of L . For example, every first-order language is an extension of L= .