It's the intellectual who transforms the concept of the world into the problem of meaning.
One cannot prescribe to anyone whether he should follow an ethic of absolute ends or an ethic of responsibility.
All research in the cultural sciences in an age of specialization, once it is oriented towards a given subject matter through particular settings of problems and has established its methodological principles, will consider the analysis of the data as an end in itself.
Laws are important and valuable in the exact natural sciences, in the measure that those sciences are universally valid.
Not everyone realises that to write a really good piece of journalism is at least as demanding intellectually as the achievement of any scholar.
'Culture' is a finite segment of the meaningless infinity of the world process, a segment on which human beings confer meaning and significance.