Oswald Spengler

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Noun1.Oswald Spengler - German philosopher who argued that cultures grow and decay in cycles (1880-1936)
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La interpretacion mas famosa fue la de La decadencia de Occidente (1918), del historiador aleman Oswald Spengler.
Figures like Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, Oswald Spengler, Edgar Julius Jung, Carl Schmitt, Ernst Junger, or Niekisch himself--a few of the group's best-known representatives--stood for a political outlook that could no longer easily be characterized by the categories of "left" or "right.
I was then in college and was reading books like "The Decline of the West" by Oswald Spengler.
Oswald Spengler had the same idea in his Decline of the West, published in 1918.
Man and Technics: A Contribution to a Philosophy of Life, Oswald Spengler, Arktos, 84 pages
The key message of this remarkably lucid, if occasionally esoteric, study is the revelation that Nietzsche--and several other thinkers including Karl Marx, Oswald Spengler, Sigmund Freud, Martin Heidegger, and Ludwig Wittgenstein--did not merely play the violin as the ship of Reason sank into an ocean of hatred and barbarism, they urged it on, whether from self-hatred--subliminal or otherwise--misguided idealism, profound disenchantment with logic, or a mixture of all three.
Redner holds that the tragedy of Europe is for the first time clearly expressed in the work of Oswald Spengler.
One should approach the definition of 'decline' with caution, remembering that such notions have been widely used by a variety of thinkers from Edward Gibbon to Oswald Spengler.
El marco de filosofia historica mas determinante para el pensamiento europeista de Ortega lo constituye la morfologia historica de las culturas de Oswald Spengler (18801936).
Sus influencias: el escritor hungaro Deszo Kostolanyi, su paisano, y el historiador Oswald Spengler, quien le hizo ver las dimensiones del desarraigo que lo acompanaria durante decadas.
Ya entonces Zavala entendia que las culturas modernas no eran mas que "simples hechos desligados de un fin trascendente", acaso porque la propia "organizacion humana" ni "procura la felicidad del hombre" ni "esta hecha para eso", como escribio en su primer despacho al Nacional, inspirado tanto en las reflexiones de Oswald Spengler como en la narrativa de Wladyslaw Reymont.