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If yes, T = T h (A ). Unfortunately, checkin g completeness for a theor y T as before is not simple. We mention here a celebrate d sufficient (but non-necessary) condit ion, found ed on t he notion of A-ca tegor icity. 4 (Vaught) Let T be a theory of L . Su ppose that every model of T is infinite and T is A-categorical fo r som e infinite cardina l A. T hen T is complete. Proof. Suppose to wa rds a con tradi ction t hat T is not complete; let
For inst ance, consider a class K formed by a single structure, like t he complex field , or t he real field. We will see lat er that K cannot be represented as M od(T ) for a ny T. Bu t it may be qui t e interesting to realize in an explicit way which sentences are true in t he only structure in K. However we have to admit t hat the previous statements of (a) an d (b) a re somewhat vague and unprecise . F irst of all, what do classifying or characte rizing mean? This is not a minor question ; on the contrary, it is a very delicate and central matter.
So, when dealin g with (N , +, -} , definable sets are not so clean as in the complex, or in the real field . 4. ). Ident ify nat ural numbers a nd non negative integers. T hen N beco mes an 0-definabl e subset of Z ; in fact , a celebrat ed theorem of Lagran ge ensures t hat, among the integers, t he non negative element s a re just the sums of 4 squares. ). ), because they just restrict to N the add it ion and multiplication in Z. ). ) is not recursive. 7. ) or not. ) F