By Saul A. Basri

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Among these theorems is the converse Barcan formula, The Barcan formula, will not be r-valid, so long as I- is consistent. since Gadel 11931 1 showed that, for any consistent recursively axiomatized extension of P A , there will be unprovable generalizations each of whose numerical instances arc provable. The axioms of quantified (;' consist of the instances of the axiom schemata for sentential G',together with a11 sentences DO, for 8 an axiom of the predicate calculus, and the rules of quantified G' are m o d u .

There is," Tarski says, "no need to use universal languages in all possible situations. In particular. such languages are not needed for thc purposes of science (and by science hcrc 1 mean the whole realm of intellectual activity)" [1969, p. 681. Tarski continues: I I I i i 1 I 1 The situation becomes somewhat confused when we turn to linguistics. This is a science in which we study languages; thus the language of linguistics must certainly be provided with the names of linguistic objects. However, we do not have to identify the language of linguistics with the universal language or with any of the languages that are objects of linguistic discussion.

With 4 2:. are provable in PA). 'I, and so 4 is true in 9i. )I is true in 9i. In particular. , then Yl has access to itself. But not every world has access to itself; this is because x': is not r-valid. 4. 'I. PROOF:The left-to-right direction is immediate. To get the right-to-left direction, let us assume that ~ e w ( r 4 1is) not true in 91 and try to find a world %, accessible : must be a model of I . and to be from 91. in which 4 is false. )(). 'I) U ( 1 4 ) has a model. , . . l) so that .

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