### On the proof-theory of a first-order extension of GL

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/LLP.2013.030

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^{3}, and develop its proof theory via a proxy cut-free sequent calculus GLTS. We prove the highly nontrivial result that cut is a derived rule in GLTS, a result that is unavailable in other known first-order extensions of GL. This leads to proofs of weak reflection and the related conservation result for ML

^{3}, as well as proofs for Craig’s interpolation theorem for GLTS. Turning to semantics we prove that ML

^{3}is sound with respect to arithmetical interpretations and that it is also sound and complete with respect to converse well-founded and transitive finite Kripke models. This leads us to expect that a Solovay-like proof of arithmetical completeness of ML

^{3}is possible.

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