# A generalization of Martin's Axiom

David Aspero, Miguel Angel Mota

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We define the $$\aleph_{1.5}$$-chain condition. The corresponding forcing axiom is a generalization of Martin's Axiom; in fact, $$MA^{1.5}_{<\kappa}$$ implies $$MA_{<\kappa}$$. Also, $$MA^{1.5}_{<\kappa}$$ implies
certain uniform failures of club-guessing on $$\omega_1$$ that do not seem to have been considered in the literature before. We show, assuming CH and given any regular cardinal $$\kappa\geq\omega_2$$ such that $$\mu^{\aleph_0}< \kappa$$ for all $$\mu < \kappa$$ and such that $$\diamondsuit(\{\alpha<\kappa\,:\, cf(\alpha)\geq\omega_1\})$$ holds, that there is a proper $$\aleph_2$$-c.c. partial order of size $$\kappa$$ forcing $$2^{\aleph_0}=\kappa$$ together with $$MA^{1.5}_{<\kappa}$$.