Johan Huizinga

Johan Huizinga

Dutch philosopher, historian, researcher of culture, professor of Groningen and Leiden University.
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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Culture means control over nature.More Johan Huizinga quotes [09/01/2011 07:09:10]
The repudiation of the primacy of understanding means the repudiation of the norms of judgment as well, and hence the abandonment of all ethical standards.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A crude mind could easily think: something is valid, therefore it is true.More Johan Huizinga quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do you know anything that in all its innocence is more humiliating than the funny pages of a Sunday newspaper in America?More Johan Huizinga quotes [09/01/2011 07:09:26]

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