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Time travel : probability and impossibility

作者: Nikk Effingham
出版商: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020. ©2020
版本/格式:   電子書 : 文獻 : 英語 : First edition所有版本和格式的總覽
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There are various arguments for the metaphysical impossibility of time travel. Is it impossible because objects could then be in two places at once? Or is it impossible because some objects could bring about their own existence? In this book, Nikk Effingham contends that no such argument is sound and that time travel is metaphysically possible. His main focus is on the Grandfather Paradox: the position that time  再讀一些...
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Effingham, Nikk.
Time travel.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1120688973
資料類型: 文獻, 網際網路資源
文件類型 網際網路資源, 電腦檔案
所有的作者/貢獻者: Nikk Effingham
ISBN: 019258006X 9780192580061 9780192580054 0192580051
OCLC系統控制編碼: 1142519649
描述: 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages) : illustrations
内容: Introduction1: Modes of Time Travel2: The Self Visitation Paradox3: The Time Discrepancy Paradox4: The Double Occupancy Problem5: The Bootstrapping Paradox6: Changing the Past7: The Grandfather Paradox8: Constrict Theories9: Inconsistency Theories10: Incapacity Theory11: Impossibility Theory12: Probability13: Decision Theory14: The Tourist Paradox
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Time travel is metaphysically possible. Nikk Effingham contends that arguments for the impossibility of time travel are not sound. Focusing mainly on the Grandfather Paradox, Effingham explores the  再讀一些...

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