Analysis 72 (2):259-264 (2012)

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Ulrich Meyer
Colgate University
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This article argues that the causal loops that occur in some time-travel scenarios and in certain solutions of the theory of relativity are no more mysterious than the infinitely descending causal chains familiar from Newtonian mechanics
Keywords Causal Loops  Time Travel  Principle of Sufficient Reason
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DOI 10.1093/analys/ans045
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