Oswald Spengler

Oswald Spengler

Born: May 29, 1880

Died: May 8, 1936

Nationality: German

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Oswald Manuel Arnold Gottfried Spengler was a German historian and philosopher whose interests also included mathematics, science, and art. He is best known for his book The Decline of the West, published in 1918 and 1922, where he proposed a new theory, according to which the lifespan of civilizations is limited and ultimately they decay.

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