Time, Times, and the ‘Right Time’; Chronos and Kairos

The Monist 53 (1):1-13 (1969)
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Despite the frivolous note implied in the popular expression, ‘The Greeks had a word for it’, the literal truth is that they did! Time and again we find reflected in the terminology developed by these ancient seekers after wisdom, an attention to important distinctions and a faithfulness to the details of actual experience which are truly remarkable. The Greek thinkers had, as every classical scholar and student of Greek philosophy knows, a finely developed philosophical language, one sensitive no less to the unusual, pregnant experience than to the familiar details of ordinary life.



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