Chapter

Short and Shortest Times

in On Borrowed Time

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2008 | ISBN: 9780226886015
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226886039 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226886039.003.0004
Short and Shortest Times

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This chapter discusses conceptions of short and shortest times associated with the Greek gods Chronos and Kairos, and through the works of Friedrich Schiller, Stefan Zweig, and Èmile Zola.

Keywords: Chronos; Kairos; Friedrich Schiller; Stefan Zweig; Èmile Zola

Chapter.  4256 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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