Is some backwards time travel inexplicable?

American Philosophical Quarterly 54 (2):131-141 (2017)

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Kristie Miller
University of Sydney
Abstract
It has been suggested that there is something worrisome, puzzling, or incomprehensible about the sorts of causal loops sometimes involved in backwards time travel. This paper disentangles two distinct puzzles and evaluates whether they provide us reason to find backwards time travel incomprehensible, inexplicable, or otherwise worrisome. The paper argues that they provide no such reason.
Keywords time travel  explanation  puzzle  incomprehensible
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