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Theorem inf3 7550
Description: Our Axiom of Infinity ax-inf 7553 implies the standard Axiom of Infinity. The hypothesis is a variant of our Axiom of Infinity provided by inf2 7538, and the conclusion is the version of the Axiom of Infinity shown as Axiom 7 in [TakeutiZaring] p. 43. (Other standard versions are proved later as axinf2 7555 and zfinf2 7557.) The main proof is provided by inf3lema 7539 through inf3lem7 7549, and this final piece eliminates the auxiliary hypothesis of inf3lem7 7549. This proof is due to Ian Sutherland, Richard Heck, and Norman Megill and was posted on Usenet as shown below. Although the result is not new, the authors were unable to find a published proof.
       (As posted to sci.logic on 30-Oct-1996, with annotations added.)

       Theorem:  The statement "There exists a non-empty set that is a subset
       of its union" implies the Axiom of Infinity.

       Proof:  Let X be a nonempty set which is a subset of its union; the
       latter
       property is equivalent to saying that for any y in X, there exists a z
       in X
       such that y is in z.

       Define by finite recursion a function F:omega-->(power X) such that
       F_0 = 0  (See inf3lemb 7540.)
       F_n+1 = {y<X | y^X subset F_n}  (See inf3lemc 7541.)
       Note: ^ means intersect, < means \in ("element of").
       (Finite recursion as typically done requires the existence of omega;
       to avoid this we can just use transfinite recursion restricted to omega.
       F is a class-term that is not necessarily a set at this point.)

       Lemma 1.  F_n subset F_n+1.  (See inf3lem1 7543.)
       Proof:  By induction:  F_0 subset F_1.  If y < F_n+1, then y^X subset
       F_n,
       so if F_n subset F_n+1, then y^X subset F_n+1, so y < F_n+2.

       Lemma 2.  F_n =/= X.  (See inf3lem2 7544.)
       Proof:  By induction:  F_0 =/= X because X is not empty.  Assume F_n =/=
       X.
       Then there is a y in X that is not in F_n.  By definition of X, there is
       a
       z in X that contains y.  Suppose F_n+1 = X.  Then z is in F_n+1, and z^X
       contains y, so z^X is not a subset of F_n, contrary to the definition of
       F_n+1.

       Lemma 3.  F_n =/= F_n+1.  (See inf3lem3 7545.)
       Proof:  Using the identity y^X subset F_n <-> y^(X-F_n) = 0, we have
       F_n+1 = {y<X | y^(X-F_n) = 0}.  Let q = {y<X-F_n | y^(X-F_n) = 0}.
       Then q subset F_n+1.  Since X-F_n is not empty by Lemma 2 and q is the
       set of \in-minimal elements of X-F_n, by Foundation q is not empty, so q
       and therefore F_n+1 have an element not in F_n.

       Lemma 4.  F_n proper_subset F_n+1.  (See inf3lem4 7546.)
       Proof:  Lemmas 1 and 3.

       Lemma 5.  F_m proper_subset F_n, m < n.  (See inf3lem5 7547.)
       Proof:  Fix m and use induction on n > m.  Basis: F_m proper_subset
       F_m+1
       by Lemma 4.  Induction:  Assume F_m proper_subset F_n.  Then since F_n
       proper_subset F_n+1, F_m proper_subset F_n+1 by transitivity of proper
       subset.

       By Lemma 5, F_m =/= F_n for m =/= n, so F is 1-1.  (See inf3lem6 7548.)
       Thus, the inverse of F is a function with range omega and domain a
       subset
       of power X, so omega exists by Replacement.  (See inf3lem7 7549.)
       Q.E.D.
       
(Contributed by NM, 29-Oct-1996.)
Hypothesis
Ref Expression
inf3.1  |-  E. x
( x  =/=  (/)  /\  x  C_ 
U. x )
Assertion
Ref Expression
inf3  |-  om  e.  _V

Proof of Theorem inf3
Dummy variables  y  w are mutually distinct and distinct from all other variables.
StepHypRef Expression
1 inf3.1 . 2  |-  E. x
( x  =/=  (/)  /\  x  C_ 
U. x )
2 eqid 2408 . . . 4  |-  ( y  e.  _V  |->  { w  e.  x  |  (
w  i^i  x )  C_  y } )  =  ( y  e.  _V  |->  { w  e.  x  |  ( w  i^i  x )  C_  y } )
3 eqid 2408 . . . 4  |-  ( rec ( ( y  e. 
_V  |->  { w  e.  x  |  ( w  i^i  x )  C_  y } ) ,  (/) )  |`  om )  =  ( rec ( ( y  e.  _V  |->  { w  e.  x  |  ( w  i^i  x
)  C_  y }
) ,  (/) )  |`  om )
4 vex 2923 . . . 4  |-  x  e. 
_V
52, 3, 4, 4inf3lem7 7549 . . 3  |-  ( ( x  =/=  (/)  /\  x  C_ 
U. x )  ->  om  e.  _V )
65exlimiv 1641 . 2  |-  ( E. x ( x  =/=  (/)  /\  x  C_  U. x
)  ->  om  e.  _V )
71, 6ax-mp 8 1  |-  om  e.  _V
Colors of variables: wff set class
Syntax hints:    /\ wa 359   E.wex 1547    e. wcel 1721    =/= wne 2571   {crab 2674   _Vcvv 2920    i^i cin 3283    C_ wss 3284   (/)c0 3592   U.cuni 3979    e. cmpt 4230   omcom 4808    |` cres 4843   reccrdg 6630
This theorem is referenced by:  axinf2  7555
This theorem was proved from axioms:  ax-1 5  ax-2 6  ax-3 7  ax-mp 8  ax-gen 1552  ax-5 1563  ax-17 1623  ax-9 1662  ax-8 1683  ax-13 1723  ax-14 1725  ax-6 1740  ax-7 1745  ax-11 1757  ax-12 1946  ax-ext 2389  ax-rep 4284  ax-sep 4294  ax-nul 4302  ax-pow 4341  ax-pr 4367  ax-un 4664  ax-reg 7520
This theorem depends on definitions:  df-bi 178  df-or 360  df-an 361  df-3or 937  df-3an 938  df-tru 1325  df-ex 1548  df-nf 1551  df-sb 1656  df-eu 2262  df-mo 2263  df-clab 2395  df-cleq 2401  df-clel 2404  df-nfc 2533  df-ne 2573  df-ral 2675  df-rex 2676  df-reu 2677  df-rab 2679  df-v 2922  df-sbc 3126  df-csb 3216  df-dif 3287  df-un 3289  df-in 3291  df-ss 3298  df-pss 3300  df-nul 3593  df-if 3704  df-pw 3765  df-sn 3784  df-pr 3785  df-tp 3786  df-op 3787  df-uni 3980  df-iun 4059  df-br 4177  df-opab 4231  df-mpt 4232  df-tr 4267  df-eprel 4458  df-id 4462  df-po 4467  df-so 4468  df-fr 4505  df-we 4507  df-ord 4548  df-on 4549  df-lim 4550  df-suc 4551  df-om 4809  df-xp 4847  df-rel 4848  df-cnv 4849  df-co 4850  df-dm 4851  df-rn 4852  df-res 4853  df-ima 4854  df-iota 5381  df-fun 5419  df-fn 5420  df-f 5421  df-f1 5422  df-fo 5423  df-f1o 5424  df-fv 5425  df-recs 6596  df-rdg 6631
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