Inertia and determinism

Suppose all of the particles in the universe should happen to come to rest at the same time, in positions so arranged that all of the forces on every particle balance to zero at that time. What would happen next? Or rather, what does Newtonian mechanics say will happen next? Preface Inertia and Stasis 2.1 Stating the Law of Inertia more precisely 2.2 The stasis scenario Indeterministic Examples 3.1 Abstract example 3.2 Second example Non-Lipschitz Forces and Determinism Beyond the Stasis Scenario CiteULike    Connotea    What's this?
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    Keith Hutchison (1993). Is Classical Mechanics Really Time-Reversible and Deterministic? British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 44 (2):307-323.
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