Ideas from 'The Direction of Time' by Hans Reichenbach [1956], by Theme Structure

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26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 5. Direction of causation
A theory of causal relations yields an asymmetry which defines the direction of time [Salmon]
27. Natural Reality / C. Space-Time / 2. Time / a. Time
The direction of time is grounded in the direction of causation [Ladyman/Ross]