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Here x is said to be the argument of (p\ a

only a single argument is said to be a monadic, or one-place,

.

Here x is said to be the argument of (p\ a

**predicate**(or**predicate**variable) withonly a single argument is said to be a monadic, or one-place,

**predicate**(variable).

**Predicates**with two or more arguments stand not for properties of single ...Page 252

It may be required that every

allowing an infinite number of indi- subsystem vidual and

The atomic wff's are then simply those consisting of a

by ...

It may be required that every

**predicate**variable be LPC and monadic, while stillallowing an infinite number of indi- subsystem vidual and

**predicate**variables.The atomic wff's are then simply those consisting of a

**predicate**variable followedby ...

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It is then easy to use the usual rules of the

statement, "There exists an x such that, for every y, x is not M of y"; i.e., (3x) (Vy)

—Mxy. In other words, the negation of (3) is a theorem of the

It is then easy to use the usual rules of the

**predicate**calculus to derive also thestatement, "There exists an x such that, for every y, x is not M of y"; i.e., (3x) (Vy)

—Mxy. In other words, the negation of (3) is a theorem of the

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