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4 MODEL THEORY FOR PRL For a full discussion of the Kripke model theory of modal logic, I refer the reader to the chapter by Bull and Segerberg (this Handbook volume 3). Here I will only describe as much model theory as necessary for arithmetical discussion. This means that (i) I will not define Kripke models in full generality, and (ii) I will not prove the basic theorems-these proofs can be gleaned from Segerberg and Bull's discussion. DEFINITION 29. A frame is a triple (K, R, ao), where K is a non-empty set of nodes a, (3, ,,(, ...

This instantly yields part (3) of the present theorem. Parts (1) and (2) follow from the soundness of PA + ConCA). • Theorem 77 has a lot of applications. Let me cite but the most obvious one: COROLLARY 78 (Rosser's Theorem). LetPA Then: 1. Pr(r'I{)') ~ Pr(rl{)'). CRAIG SMORYNSKI 50 Proof. Choose t/J and X to be 3x(x f:- x) in 77. We can generalise all of this as follows: • THEOREM 79. Let T be a consistent RE extension ofPA and where t/J,X are RE sentences and PrT(x) is the RE proof predicate for T.

Smorynski independently proved a special case somewhat earlier and their proofs are still interesting. Cf. [Bernardi, 1975] and [Smorynski, 1979] for these. There are now a number of proofs of this theorem-cr. [Boolos, 1979; Sambin, 1976] and [Smoryriski, 1978]. Most of these proofs are model theoretic. We turn now to this model theory. 4 MODEL THEORY FOR PRL For a full discussion of the Kripke model theory of modal logic, I refer the reader to the chapter by Bull and Segerberg (this Handbook volume 3).

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