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Definition df-r1 8234
 Description: Define the cumulative hierarchy of sets function, using Takeuti and Zaring's notation ( ). Starting with the empty set, this function builds up layers of sets where the next layer is the power set of the previous layer (and the union of previous layers when the argument is a limit ordinal). Using the Axiom of Regularity, we can show that any set whatsoever belongs to one of the layers of this hierarchy (see tz9.13 8261). Our definition expresses Definition 9.9 of [TakeutiZaring] p. 76 in a closed form, from which we derive the recursive definition as theorems r10 8238, r1suc 8240, and r1lim 8242. Theorem r1val1 8256 shows a recursive definition that works for all values, and theorems r1val2 8307 and r1val3 8308 show the value expressed in terms of rank. Other notations for this function are R with the argument as a subscript (Equation 3.1 of [BellMachover] p. 477), with a subscript (Definition of [Enderton] p. 202), M with a subscript (Definition 15.19 of [Monk1] p. 113), the capital Greek letter psi (Definition of [Mendelson] p. 281), and bold-face R (Definition 2.1 of [Kunen] p. 95). (Contributed by NM, 2-Sep-2003.)
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df-r1                Detailed syntax breakdown of Definition df-r1
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1 cr1 8232 . 2  2 vx . . . 4  3 cvv 3087 . . . 4  42cv 1436 . . . . 5  54cpw 3985 . . . 4   62, 3, 5cmpt 4484 . . 3         7 c0 3767 . . 3  86, 7crdg 7135 . 2              91, 8wceq 1437 1                Colors of variables: wff setvar class This definition is referenced by:  r1funlim  8236  r1fnon  8237  r10  8238  r1sucg  8239  r1limg  8241
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