Johan Huizinga quotes

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Let us consider for a moment the following argument. The child plays in complete--we can well say, in sacred--earnest. But it play ...
There are no instances known to me of cultures having forsaken Truth or renounced the understanding in its widest sense.
A crude mind could easily think: something is valid, therefore it is true.
All seemingly profound thinking which passes for realism, because it conveniently does away with all troublesome principles, has a ...
The new knowledge has not yet settled in culture. It has not yet been integrated in a new cosmic conception.
Without claiming superiority of intellectual over visual understanding, one is nevertheless bound to admit that the cinema allows ...
Science, unguided by a higher abstract principle, freely hands over its secrets to a vastly developed and commercially inspired te ...
If, then, this civilization is to be saved, if it is not to be submerged by centuries of barbarism, but to secure the treasures of ...
People accept a representation in which the elements of wish and fantasy are purposely included but which nevertheless proclaims t ...
Barbarisation may be defined as a cultural process whereby an attained condition of high value is gradually overrun and superseded ...
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