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Oswald Spengler, a critical estimate

H. Stuart Hughes

Oswald Spengler, a critical estimate

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spengler, Oswald, 1880-1936.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH. Stuart Hughes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3332.S44 H8 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 176 p. ;
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5194184M
    ISBN 10083718214X
    LC Control Number75015707


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The Decline of the West (German: Der Untergang des Abendlandes), or The Downfall of the Occident, is a two-volume work by Oswald first volume, subtitled Form and Actuality, was published in the summer of The second volume, subtitled Perspectives of World History, was published in The definitive edition of both volumes was published in Author: Oswald Spengler.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, H. Stuart (Henry Stuart), Oswald Spengler. New York, Scribner [] (OCoLC) An Ideologue of Unreason Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate. By H. Stuart Hughes. Scribner’s. $ Oswald Spengler’s famous book The Decline of the West was first published in the summer of Huge in size, formless in presentation, choked with oracular generalities and portentous errors, it was at once and finally rejected by the learned world.

Oswald Spengler, shortly after predicting that in a decade there would no longer be a German Reich, died of a heart attack on May 8,in his Munich apartment.

He went to his death convinced that he had been right, and that events were unfolding in fulfillment of what he had written in The Decline of the West.

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Oswald Arnold Gottfried Spengler (29 May – 8 May ) was a German historian and philosopher of history whose interests included mathematics, science, and art. He is best known for his book The Decline of the West (Der Untergang des Abendlandes), published in andcovering all of world proposed a new theory, according to which the lifespan.

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Stuart Hughes. The Decline of the West by Oswald Spengler,Professor of History, Emeritus, at the University of California at San Diego.

He is the author of many books, including Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate, Consciousness and Society and, most recently, Sophisticated Rebels. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on /5(K). Oswald Spengler was born in Harz, Germany, onthe only son and eldest of four children, from a paternal line of mine workers — although the father was a postal official when Oswald was born — and a mother with artistic abilities.[1].

The best English-language introduction to Spengler's thought is H. Stuart Hughes, Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate (). Other books include E. Goddard and P. Gibbons, Civilisation or Civilisations: An Essay on the Spenglerian Philosophy of History (), and William Harlan Hale, Challenge to Defeat: Modern Man in Goethe's World.

About the Author: Oswald Spengler, one of the most controversial historians of this century, was born in Blankenburg, Germany in and died in Munich in H. Stuart Hughes is Professor of History, Emeritus, at the University of California at San Diego.

He is the author of many books, includingOswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate, Consciousness and Society and, most recently /5(98).

Oswald Spengler's The Decline of the West (Der Untergang des Abendlandes, July, ). I surfed it a bit, considered it pretty heavy and indigestible cake, but made a mental note to look at it more carefully when I had the leisure. But I did notice at the time that Spengler had a chapter on mathematics quite at the beginning of Vol.

SPENGLER, OSWALD ( – ). The German writer Oswald Spengler was born at Blankenburg, Germany. Spengler is known almost entirely for his contribution to philosophy of history. After studying at the universities of Munich, Berlin, and Halle — chiefly natural science and mathematics, although he also read widely in history, literature, and philosophy —.

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Stuart Hughes Not In Library. Read. Borrow. Not In Library. History, Philosophy, Civilization, Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Biography, Influence. Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate. New York: Scribner's.

A revised edition published AUTHORITIES. Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. Oswald Spengler (–) was one of the most significant thinkers of the Weimar Republic, Germany’s first democracy.

His work, notably the two-volume, page Der Untergang des Abendlandes (Decline of the West, /22), had a profound influence on the intellectual discourses of the time in Germany and beyond. 1 Yet, despite the high esteem in Cited by: 1.

Oswald Spengler A well-formatted version based on the Alfred A. Knopf, (vol. 1) & (vol. 2) editions, translated by Charles Francis Atkinson. Categories. Oswald Spengler, Technology, and Human Nature. Ian James Kidd - - The European Legacy 17 (1) - Challenge to Defeat Modern Man.

2 Since Spengler’s work first appeared in english in there have only been three major academic works published in english on his philosophy of history.

The first, Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate by historian of ideas H. Stuart Hughes was published inthe second, History and Prophecy by Klaus P. Oswald Spengler’s “The Decline of the West” was and still is a controversial book. Some have even regarded it as hopelessly flawed. Conceived just before and written during World War I, it was published a few months before Germany signed the Armistice (in ) that would lead to its eventual calamities within the Weimar Republic and /5().

Introduction. Oswald Spengler affronts both the positivism of Liberalism and Marxism on the one hand (which are based on a lineal ‘march of history’ from ‘primitive to modern’, ending in a utopian ‘end of history’, at which humanity has reached its apex of striving), and the ‘Right’ on the other, from which Spengler himself emerged, but which has nevertheless often rejected.

Oswald Spengler was born in at Blankenburg, Germany. He studied mathematics, philosophy, and history at Munich and Berlin. Except for his doctor's thesis on Heraclitus, he published nothing before the first volume of The Decline of the West, which appeared when he was thirty-eight/5(97).

Oswald Spengler was born in Blankenburg (Harz) in central Germany inthe eldest of four children, and the only boy.

His mother’s side of the family was quite artistically bent. His father, who had originally been a mining technician and came from a long line of mineworkers, was an official in the German postal bureaucracy, and he.

For further reading: Spenglers Untergang des Abendlandes by Eduard Meyer (); Oswald Spengler: Prophet of World Chaos by R. Steiner (); Oswald Spengler: a Critical Estimate by H.S.

Hughes (); Twilight of the European Lands - Oswald Spengler a Half Century Later, ed. by J.F. Fennelly (); Perspectives on History by W. Dray ( 14 H. Stuart Hughes, Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate (New York, ).

15 See in this regard R. Collingwood, The Idea of History (Oxford, ), Bruce John Farrenkopf. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

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Stuart, Helps, Arthur: Libri in altre lingue/5(98). The Idea of History (Oxford, ), Mazlish, Bruce, ‘Spengler’, ch. in The Riddle of History, the Great Speculators from Vico to Freud (New York, ), Dray, William, ‘A Vision of World History: Oswald Spengler and the Life-Cycle of Cultures’, ch. in Perspectives on History (London, ), Hughes, H.

Stuart, Oswald Spengler: A.Oswald Spengler's Uneven Legacy by Donald L. Stockton. SHORTLY BEFORE the end of the First World War, in the summer ofa sizable volume appeared in bookstores throughout Germany.

Bearing the title Der Untergang des Abendlandes (The Decline of the West), and written by an unknown former schoolmaster, the work in a short period of time found a wide .Nearly a century ago Oswald Spengler laid out an audacious theory of how civilizations rise and inevitably manage this critical relationship.

Gregory Johnsen’s new book vividly narrates.