|Axiom: principle or rule for linking elements of a theory that is not proven within the theory. It is assumed that axioms are true and evident. Adding or eliminating axioms turns a system into another system. Accordingly, more or less statements can be constructed or derived in the new system. See also axiom systems, systems, strength of theories, proofs, provability._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
|Berka I 367
Axioms/Principia Mathematica/Gödel: axioms are only counted as different, when they do not emerge by increasing the type.
Definition/Goedel: all definitions are abbreviations and therefore in principle superfluous.(1)
1. K. Gödel, Über formal unentscheidbare Sätze der Principia Mathematica und verwandter Systeme I, Mh. Math. Phys. 38 (1931) 175-198_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
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