Time Travel without Causal Loops
Monton (Bradley)
Source: The Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 59, No. 234 (Jan., 2009), pp. 54-67
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  1. It has sometimes been suggested that backwards time travel1 always incurs causal loops. I show that this is mistaken, by describing worlds where backwards time travel2 occurs and yet no causal loops occur.
  2. Arguments that backwards time travel3 can occur without causal loops have been given before in the literature, but I show that those arguments are unconvincing.

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