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When T is a tautology of depth zero, the tree diagram of Fig. 1 gives us an analysis of the whole first-order language using the same nonlogical constants as T. b ' For simplicity, we shall often assume that all the inconsistent constituents have been eliminated from Fig. 1. Although this cannot be accomplished effectively, we can use this assumption in defining our metalogical concepts. SYSTEMATIZING DEFINABILITY THEORY 43 Any two constituents of the same depth are mutually incompatible. (That is, one of them always implies the negation of the other.
More than this we cannot say without considering longer sequences of individuals. , xi- 1) obtained from those attributive constituents in which (3) occurs in (2). ,XIwhich of course will be obtainable from (3) and from the attributive constituents in which (3) occurs in (2). , a i - , , and of d + e - i layers of quantifiers) whether we have Pai or -Pai? ,x i - ,y) again defines those cases in which we remain in uncertainty as to whether P or -P applies at , at the level of analysis on which we are moving in (3).
It is easily seen that if this happens in each sequence (l), then T also implies expressions of the form (14) and (15) (with n now the maximum of the similar parameters in the several branches). Kueker  (cf. also [14, 151) shows that (i),, is equivalent to at most n-fold identifiability of P in T. 5. Uncertainty descriptions By means of uncertainty sets, we can define certain first-order expressions which may be said to describe,in a rather vivid sense, the uncertainty which the theory T leaves to the predicate P (in those cases in which it is not definable in T).