Ungrounded Causal Chains and Beginningless Time

Logic and Logical Philosophy 18 (3-4):297-307 (2010)
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We use two logical resources, namely, the notion of recursively defined function and the Benardete-Yablo paradox, together with some inherent features of causality and time, as usually conceived, to derive two results: that no ungrounded causal chain exists and that time has a beginning.
Keywords Recursively defined function  Benardete's paradox  Yablo's paradox  causality  time  irreversibility
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