Analysis 78 (2):260-266 (2018)

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James Norton
University of Iceland
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This paper argues for the following disjunction: either we do not live in a world with a branching temporal structure, or backwards time travel is nomologically impossible, given the initial state of the universe, or backwards time travel to our space-time location is impossible given large-scale facts about space and time. A fortiori, if backwards time travel to our location is possible, we do not live in a branching universe.
Keywords Time Travel  Branching Universe  Everettian interpretation of quantum mechanics
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DOI 10.1093/analys/anx149
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Asymmetries in Time.Paul Horwich - 1990 - Noûs 24 (5):804-806.
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