Johan Huizinga

Johan Huizinga

Dutch philosopher, historian, researcher of culture, professor of Groningen and Leiden University.
Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth, wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order.More Johan Huizinga quotes [09/01/2011 07:09:00]
An aristocratic culture does not advertise its emotions. In its forms of expression it is sober and reserved. Its general attitude is stoic.More Johan Huizinga quotes [09/01/2011 07:09:05]
Culture must have its ultimate aim in the metaphysical or it will cease to be culture.More Johan Huizinga quotes [09/01/2011 07:09:21]
If, then, this civilization is to be saved, if it is not to be submerged by centuries of barbarism, but to secure the treasures ofits inheritance on new and more stable foundations, there is indeed need for those now living fully to realize how far the decay has already progressed.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act, but with a special function of its own in human experience.More Johan Huizinga quotes [09/01/2011 07:09:48]

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