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Axiom ax-1 5
Description: Axiom Simp. Axiom A1 of [Margaris] p. 49. One of the axioms of propositional calculus. This axiom is called Simp or "the principle of simplification" in Principia Mathematica (Theorem *2.02 of [WhiteheadRussell] p. 100) because "it enables us to pass from the joint assertion of φ and ψ to the assertion of φ simply."

The theorems of propositional calculus are also called tautologies. Although classical propositional logic tautologies can be proved using truth tables, there is no similarly simple system for intuitionistic propositional logic, so proving tautologies from axioms is the preferred approach. (Contributed by NM, 5-Aug-1993.)

Assertion
Ref Expression
ax-1 (φ → (ψφ))

Detailed syntax breakdown of Axiom ax-1
StepHypRef Expression
1 wph . 2 wff φ
2 wps . . 3 wff ψ
32, 1wi 4 . 2 wff (ψφ)
41, 3wi 4 1 wff (φ → (ψφ))
Colors of variables: wff set class
This axiom is referenced by:  a1i  9  id  17  id1  18  a1d  20  a1dd  40  jarr  89  pm2.86i  90  pm2.86d  91  pm5.1im  160  biimt  228  pm5.4  236  pm4.45im  315  pm2.51  562  pm4.8  604  pm2.53  619  imorri  646  pm2.64  691  pm2.82  702  biort  716  condc  723  oibabs  771  pm5.12dc  783  pm5.14dc  784  pm4.83dc  820  oplem1  840  stdpc4  1545  sbequi  1606  sbidm  1616  moimv  2118  euim  2120
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