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) was a German philosopher
. His work Decline of the West
argues that the development
of civilizations follows a recognizable cyclical pattern.
Spengler has, amongst others, influenced Georg Henrik von Wright in his writing about our society.
- Der Untergang des Abendlandes in German. Original 1919.
- Decline of the West, Perspectives of World History
- Västerlandets undergång, in Swedish.
- Man and Technics
- Magian Civilization
- Apollinian Civilization
- Faustian Civilization
- Brahmanic Civilization
- Confucian-Taoist Civilization