Oswald Spengler


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German philosopher who argued that cultures grow and decay in cycles (1880-1936)

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Other representatives of the "conservative revolution" similarly failed not only to find a home in Nazism, but even became part of the opposition against it: Whereas Oswald Spengler openly distanced himself from Nazism as early as 1933, for example, Ernst Niekisch in contrast spent the years 1937-1945 in prison for treason.
Harder to render campus-friendly is Nietzsche's more straightforward disciple Oswald Spengler (1880-1936), who was buried with a copy of Zarathustra.
SPENGLER, Oswald (1933): "Preussentum und Sozialismus (1919)", en Oswald Spengler, Politische Schriften, Munich, Beck, pp.
Il a prepare une these sur la culture allemande et se mit a ecrire un lexique de conversation franco-allemande, ainsi qu'une traduction du [beaucoup moins que]Declin de l'Occident[beaucoup plus grand que] du grand historien Oswald Spengler.
Mailer also valued intellectual thinkers like Oswald Spengler and Jean Malaquais (with whom he fell out).
Oswald Spengler, The Decline of the West (New York: Knopf, 1980).
Desdenada tanto por historiadores como por filosofos, La decadencia de Occidente, obra cumbre de Oswald Spengler, sobrevive en el limbo de los caprichos geniales y las logomaquias lucidas.
IN THE DECLINE OF THE WEST (1918-1923), Oswald Spengler predicted that the Western countries would depopulate and decay.
In the years before the first war, he shows his three subjects navigating between Cassandras like Oswald Spengler, who "perceived an endemic malaise in European culture and civilization" (37), and Pollyannas, often communists, who expected next-stage progressions in political economy to move away from failed institutions.
It is impossible to find an author in the philosophy of the 20th century who criticized in a harder manner the megalopolis and its way of life than Oswald Spengler.
Otro nombre destacado en estos contrapuntos, pero a mi juicio mas discutible, es el de Oswald Spengler.
But these critics ignore something just as important: Decline is one of the greatest themes of Western culture, from HesiodAEs oWorks and Dayso at the dawn of Greek civilisation, to the better-known, albeit mediocre work of Oswald Spengler at the beginning of the 20 th century (oThe Decline C of the Westo).
Esta preocupacion es una reaccion a las obras de otros historiadores contemporaneos, como Oswald Spengler y Arnold Toynbee.
This more explicit engagement with politics Elden now traces to the influence of Plato: 'If there is a political sense that emerges around this time, it seems important to recognise that one of the crucial elements in this story is not merely Heidegger's reference to peoples like Oswald Spengler, Ludwig Klages and Leopold Ziegler, but his relation to Plato, rather than Aristotle.