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Axiom ax-8 1760
Description: Axiom of Left Equality for Binary Predicate. One of the equality and substitution axioms for a non-logical predicate in our predicate calculus with equality. It substitutes equal variables into the left-hand side of an arbitrary binary predicate e., which we will use for the set membership relation when set theory is introduced. This axiom scheme is a sub-scheme of Axiom Scheme B8 of system S2 of [Tarski], p. 75, whose general form cannot be represented with our notation. Also appears as Axiom scheme C12' in [Megill] p. 448 (p. 16 of the preprint). "Non-logical" means that the predicate is not a primitive of predicate calculus proper but instead is an extension to it. "Binary" means that the predicate has two arguments. In a system of predicate calculus with equality, like ours, equality is not usually considered to be a non-logical predicate. In systems of predicate calculus without equality, it typically would be. (Contributed by NM, 30-Jun-1993.)
Assertion
Ref Expression
ax-8

Detailed syntax breakdown of Axiom ax-8
StepHypRef Expression
1 vx . . 3
2 vy . . 3
31, 2weq 1696 . 2
4 vz . . . 4
51, 4wel 1759 . . 3
62, 4wel 1759 . . 3
75, 6wi 4 . 2
83, 7wi 4 1
Colors of variables: wff setvar class
This axiom is referenced by:  elequ1  1761  el  4591  axextdfeq  28067  ax8dfeq  28068  exnel  28072  bj-ax89  33019  bj-el  33162
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