Understanding the Time-Asymmetry of Radiation

Philosophy of Science 70 (5):1086-1097 (2003)
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I discuss the nature of the puzzle about the time‐asymmetry of radiation and argue that its most common formulation is flawed. As a result, many proposed solutions fail to solve the real problem. I discuss a recent proposal of Mathias Frisch as an example of the tendency to address the wrong problem. I go on to suggest that the asymmetry of radiation, like the asymmetry of thermodynamics, results from the initial state of the universe.
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Philosophical Issues in Electromagnetism.Mathias Frisch - 2009 - Philosophy Compass 4 (1):255-270.
A Tale of Two Arrows.Mathias Frisch - 2006 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 37 (3):542-558.
Recent Work on the Arrow of Radiation☆.Huw Price - 2006 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 37 (3):498-527.
Recent Work on the Arrow of Radiation.Huw Price - 2006 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 37 (3):498-527.

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