The Concept of Time in Eastern and Western Philosophical Traditions


  • Dr. Maria da Silva Department of Humanities, University of Lisbon, Portugal Author


Time, , Eastern philosophy, Western philosophy, Ontology, Epistemology, Cultural perspectives, Temporality, Chronology, Metaphysics, Comparative philosophy


This scholarly article explores the diverse perspectives on the concept of time in Eastern and Western philosophical traditions. By delving into the foundational texts and key philosophical thinkers of both traditions, the article aims to shed light on the differing ontological, epistemological, and cultural frameworks that shape the understanding of time. Through a comparative analysis, it becomes evident that Eastern and Western philosophies approach time from distinct philosophical paradigms, influencing their respective views on existence, reality, and the human experience.