[speng-gler; German shpeng-gluh r]
- Os·wald [oz-wawld; German aws-vahlt] /ˈɒz wɔld; German ˈɔs vɑlt/, 1880–1936, German philosopher.
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Spengler wanted to know how I was getting all this information.Mandela, My Source: One Journalist’s Memory of Clandestine Meetings
December 6, 2013
I found the morose philosophers (Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Spengler) the most interesting.William H. Gass: How I Write
March 13, 2013
Comparative historians like Spengler, Pareto and Toynbee realized that history did not merely happen but had some kind of pattern.The Sensitive Man
Poul William Anderson
A local doctor, by name Spengler, first noticed this fact about 1865, and the valley soon became famous.
Base flat, and this holds good, as remarked by Spengler, even when the specimens are attached to cylindrical pieces of wood.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)
- Oswald (ˈɔsvalt). 1880–1936, German philosopher of history, noted for The Decline of the West (1918–22), which argues that civilizations go through natural cycles of growth and decay
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