Philosophers, Physicists, and the Time Travel Paradoxes

  • Paul J. Nahin
Part of the Science and Fiction book series (SCIFICT)


More than 30 years ago Quentin Smith, a philosopher who believes in a finite length to the past, wrote a refutation to those who believe in an infinite past and, while that paper has nothing to do with the paradoxes of time travel, in the course of presenting his reasoning he included the following curious passage:


Time Travel Time Machine Time Loop Science Fiction Distant Past 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul J. Nahin
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA

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