The Necessity Of Time Travel (On Pain Of Indeterminacy)
Slater (Matthew H.)
Source: Monist, July 2005, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p362-369, 8p
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  1. The article discusses the necessity of time travel1 on pain of indeterminacy.
  2. Proponents of the growing block account have fewer resources for making sense of any brand of fatalism, even the commonplace mortal fatalism.
  3. If backwards time travel2 is possible, then there is now simply no fact about in future be somehow conveyed to 1921.

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