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decline of the west.

Oswald Spengler

decline of the west.

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization -- History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAtkinson, Charles Francis, b. 1880, ed. and tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB83 .S63 1934
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6357029M
    LC Control Number37020533
    OCLC/WorldCa5929009

    The populist politicos exploit it. Aristocrats Are Evil : While Spengler also was pretty critical of democracy see belowhe had no illusions that medieval life was all like Arcadia. The Indus Valley Civilization had not been discovered at the time he was writing, and its relationship with later Indian civilization remained unclear for some time. Marcion and John leaned Eastern.

    Cold War strategy of containment. A vegetable is only a vegetable; an animal is a vegetable and something more besides. During the war, however, his inheritance was largely useless because it was invested overseas; thus he lived in genuine poverty for this period. Also note that he saw Catholic Christianity as something very different from Jesus' or St Paul's Christianity, which have mostly superficial things in common. The Religion eventually results in a reformation -like period, after the Culture-Ideal has reached its peak and fulfillment.

    What is regarded as godless is opposition to doctrine. Spengler's was not the only, nor indeed the most "popular," philosophical product of the German revolution. Sham Ceremony : Monarchy in the age of democracy, parliamentarianism in the age of The Empire. He is particularly concerned about the role of two factors in subverting and destroying democracy: the role of the modern press and the role of money in politics.


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decline of the west. by Oswald Spengler Download PDF Ebook

The Decline of the West

The Magian church became the Nestorian Church. This simply makes illiberal ideas and parties acceptable to the establishment and opens the way for them to come to power, first in a coalition such as in Austria, then on their own.

The Second Religiousness appears as a harbinger of the decline of mature Civilization into an ahistorical state. Decline of the west.

book is particularly concerned about the role of two factors in subverting and destroying democracy: the role of the modern press and the role of money in politics. Theologians, historians, scientists, art critics — all saw decline of the west.

book challenge, and each brought his decline of the west. book criticus to bear on that part of the Spengler theory that affected his own domain. It may be too late for Europe to exit the highway, but America still can.

Tarragona, Toledo and Granada are predominantly Jewish cities. In the cities he sees only the " mob ", not a people, hostile to the traditions that represent Culture in Spengler's view these traditions are: nobilitychurchprivileges, dynastiesconvention in art, and limits on scientific knowledge.

His view is that history aims at something different — the world as history in motion rather than world as space, fact and causal laws.

If however a Monophysite man had wanted a Nestorian woman from the same Syrian village, things likely would have ended like Romeo and Julietand by that we mean: Bad.

Cynicism : Definitely not at the idealistic decline of the west. book. Buchanan concedes that it may be too late to save the West, but closes by affirming that America is a beautiful country.

A Time review of The Hour of Decision noted his international popularity as a polemicist, observing that "When Oswald Spengler speaks, many a Western Worldling stops to listen". Freedom, to Spengler, is a negative concept, simply entailing the repudiation of any tradition.

Briefe, —, [The Letters of Oswald Spengler, —] ed. Eventually rationalism spreads throughout the Culture and becomes the dominant school of thought. For example, Spengler classifies Classical and Indian civilizations as ahistorical, whereas the Egyptian and Western civilizations developed conceptions of historical time.

I will detail more of his views of Magian Culture below. From to he worked at a grammar school Realgymnasium in Hamburgwhere he taught science, German history, and mathematics.

The ideologies espoused by candidates, whether Socialism or Liberalismare set in motion by, and ultimately serve, only money. Rather, it is a moral theory fairly much like the moral code of universal human rights which developed after World War II thus long after Spengler wroteand which grew out of the United Nations.

The transition is not a matter of choice—it is not the conscious will of individuals, classes, or peoples that decides. In the spring of shortly before his deathhe prophetically remarked in a letter to Reichsleiter Hans Frank that "in ten years, a German Reich will probably no longer exist" "da ja wohl in zehn Jahren ein Deutsches Reich nicht mehr existieren wird!

He sees a set of primary oppositions among the three competing Cultures in their central polar points for understanding reality. The scientific stage associated with post-reformation Puritanism contains the fundamentals of Rationalism.

As soon as the election process becomes organized by political leaders, to the extent that money allows, the vote ceases to be truly significant. The only force which can counter money, in Spengler's estimation, is blood. He sees each Culture as having an initial religious identity.

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