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Again for this pairing Sep, fits perfectly. And again this reformulation points the way to a consolidation of the two (and hence of all three) theories. The question of Sep. is profitably viewed as part of a somewhat larger complex of analogies. pure logic the Craig separation theorem ~l ja PC n cPC = EC & """2 SePr(PC) *~' Beth's theorem analysis and recursive junction. theory the generalized Luzin separation theorem ~l the Suslin-Kleene theorem *~4 j 3 & 2 """ SePr(Ii (~)) the arithmetical operator theorem The Craig separation theorem [12, p.

Ve can thus conclude at once that reduction principles in pure logic are going to be reasonably hard to prove if provable at all. (II) Applying the contrapositives of (I), known results in recursive function theory give at once Red (1\1) I{ecl (V~); for t = 0 or (t = 1 and k = 2), and assuming the axiom of constructibility we can add to this [{ed (I\t) for I? > 2. 34 MATHEMATICAL LOGIC (III) Unlike the situation with the reduction principle, there is no obvious relationship between the first separation principles of pure logic and of recursive function theory.

The properties of this ring will be explored below. Theorem 5(d) suggests the possibility that this ring is without zero-divisors; however, this has turned out to be false. 11*, the existence of zero-divisors in the latter asserts that XW+YZ=YW+XZ~XZ~X=YvZ=W (*) is false in A. One is inclined to ask 'why' the cancellation laws 5(c) and 5(d) hold in A while (*) fails. The theory of combinatorial functions is in part designed to answer this question. More important, it affords us a general method of proving theorems about A (and occasionally about f2 generally) which would be very tedious to prove directly.