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Theorem zorn 8018
Description: Zorn's Lemma. If the union of every chain (with respect to inclusion) in a set belongs to the set, then the set contains a maximal element. This theorem is equivalent to the Axiom of Choice. Theorem 6M of [Enderton] p. 151. See zorn2 8017 for a version with general partial orderings. (Contributed by NM, 12-Aug-2004.)
Hypothesis
Ref Expression
zornn0.1  |-  A  e. 
_V
Assertion
Ref Expression
zorn  |-  ( A. z ( ( z 
C_  A  /\ [ C.]  Or  z )  ->  U. z  e.  A )  ->  E. x  e.  A  A. y  e.  A  -.  x  C.  y )
Distinct variable group:    x, y, z, A

Proof of Theorem zorn
StepHypRef Expression
1 zornn0.1 . . 3  |-  A  e. 
_V
2 numth3 7981 . . 3  |-  ( A  e.  _V  ->  A  e.  dom  card )
31, 2ax-mp 10 . 2  |-  A  e. 
dom  card
4 zorng 8015 . 2  |-  ( ( A  e.  dom  card  /\ 
A. z ( ( z  C_  A  /\ [ C.] 
Or  z )  ->  U. z  e.  A
) )  ->  E. x  e.  A  A. y  e.  A  -.  x  C.  y )
53, 4mpan 654 1  |-  ( A. z ( ( z 
C_  A  /\ [ C.]  Or  z )  ->  U. z  e.  A )  ->  E. x  e.  A  A. y  e.  A  -.  x  C.  y )
Colors of variables: wff set class
Syntax hints:   -. wn 5    -> wi 6    /\ wa 360   A.wal 1532    e. wcel 1621   A.wral 2509   E.wrex 2510   _Vcvv 2727    C_ wss 3078    C. wpss 3079   U.cuni 3727    Or wor 4206   dom cdm 4580   [ C.] crpss 6128   cardccrd 7452
This theorem is referenced by:  alexsubALTlem2  17574
This theorem was proved from axioms:  ax-1 7  ax-2 8  ax-3 9  ax-mp 10  ax-5 1533  ax-6 1534  ax-7 1535  ax-gen 1536  ax-8 1623  ax-11 1624  ax-13 1625  ax-14 1626  ax-17 1628  ax-12o 1664  ax-10 1678  ax-9 1684  ax-4 1692  ax-16 1926  ax-ext 2234  ax-rep 4028  ax-sep 4038  ax-nul 4046  ax-pow 4082  ax-pr 4108  ax-un 4403  ax-ac2 7973
This theorem depends on definitions:  df-bi 179  df-or 361  df-an 362  df-3or 940  df-3an 941  df-tru 1315  df-ex 1538  df-nf 1540  df-sb 1883  df-eu 2118  df-mo 2119  df-clab 2240  df-cleq 2246  df-clel 2249  df-nfc 2374  df-ne 2414  df-ral 2513  df-rex 2514  df-reu 2515  df-rab 2516  df-v 2729  df-sbc 2922  df-csb 3010  df-dif 3081  df-un 3083  df-in 3085  df-ss 3089  df-pss 3091  df-nul 3363  df-if 3471  df-pw 3532  df-sn 3550  df-pr 3551  df-tp 3552  df-op 3553  df-uni 3728  df-int 3761  df-iun 3805  df-br 3921  df-opab 3975  df-mpt 3976  df-tr 4011  df-eprel 4198  df-id 4202  df-po 4207  df-so 4208  df-fr 4245  df-se 4246  df-we 4247  df-ord 4288  df-on 4289  df-suc 4291  df-xp 4594  df-rel 4595  df-cnv 4596  df-co 4597  df-dm 4598  df-rn 4599  df-res 4600  df-ima 4601  df-fun 4602  df-fn 4603  df-f 4604  df-f1 4605  df-fo 4606  df-f1o 4607  df-fv 4608  df-isom 4609  df-rpss 6129  df-iota 6143  df-riota 6190  df-recs 6274  df-en 6750  df-card 7456  df-ac 7627
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