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Malament-Hogarth Machines

Malament-Hogarth Machines Abstract We show a clear sense in which general relativity allows for a type of `machine' that can bring about a spacetime structure suitable for the implementation of `supertasks'. © The Author 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of British Society for the Philosophy of Science. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please email: journals.permissions@oup.com This article is published and distributed under the terms of the Oxford University Press, Standard Journals Publication Model (https://academic.oup.com/journals/pages/about_us/legal/notices) http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science Oxford University Press

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Oxford University Press
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© The Author 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of British Society for the Philosophy of Science. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please email: journals.permissions@oup.com
ISSN
0007-0882
eISSN
1464-3537
DOI
10.1093/bjps/axy023
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Abstract

Abstract We show a clear sense in which general relativity allows for a type of `machine' that can bring about a spacetime structure suitable for the implementation of `supertasks'. © The Author 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of British Society for the Philosophy of Science. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please email: journals.permissions@oup.com This article is published and distributed under the terms of the Oxford University Press, Standard Journals Publication Model (https://academic.oup.com/journals/pages/about_us/legal/notices)

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The British Journal for the Philosophy of ScienceOxford University Press

Published: Mar 14, 2018

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