Principle of Recursive Definition/Proof 1

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Let $\N$ be the natural numbers.

Let $T$ be a class (which may be a set).

Let $a \in T$.

Let $g: T \to T$ be a mapping.

Then there exists exactly one mapping $f: \N \to T$ such that:

$\forall x \in \N: \map f x = \begin{cases} a & : x = 0 \\ \map g {\map f n} & : x = n + 1 \end{cases}$


Consider $\N$ defined as a Peano structure $\struct {P, 0, s}$.

The result follows from Principle of Recursive Definition for Peano Structure.