Johan Huizinga

Johan Huizinga

Dutch philosopher, historian, researcher of culture, professor of Groningen and Leiden University.
The title of hero is bestowed by the survivors upon the fallen, who themselves know nothing of heroism.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Without metaphor the handling of general concepts such as culture and civilization becomes impossible, and that of disease and disorder is the obvious one for the case in point. Is not crisis itself a concept we owe to Hippocrates? In the social and cultural domain no metaphor is more apt than the pathological one.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The susceptibility of the average modern to pictorial suggestion enables advertising to exploit his lessened power of judgment.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
History is the interpretation of the significance that the past has for us.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We are living in a demented world. And we know it. It would not come as a surprise to anyone if tomorrow the madness gave way to afrenzy which would leave our poor Europe in a state of distracted stupor, with engines still turning and flags streaming in the breeze, but with the spirit gone.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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