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Oswald Spengler

(1880—1936) German philosopher

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Arnold Toynbee

Arnold Toynbee  

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(1889–1975),historian. His great work A Study of History (10 vols, 1934–54) is a survey of the chief civilizations of the world, and an enquiry into cycles of creativity and decay. His view that the ...
Georg Henrik von Wright

Georg Henrik von Wright  

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(1916–2003)Finnish philosopher and successor of Wittgenstein in his chair in Cambridge. Von Wright was born in Helsinki, and attended the university there. Attracted to logical positivism, he visited ...
morphology

morphology  

1. (linguistics) The study of the internal structure of words: see also morpheme; compare syntax.2. More generally, the study of the forms of things, as in Propp's Morphology of the Folktale (1928): ...
Philosophy of History

Philosophy of History  

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Reflection upon the nature of history, or of historical thinking. The term was used in the 18th century (e.g. by Voltaire) to mean critical historical thinking, as opposed to the mere collection and ...
Spengler, Oswald

Spengler, Oswald (1880–1936)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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301 words

(Blankenburg, 1880–1936, Munich),

a historical philosopher, moved after a brief career as a teacher in Hamburg (1908–11)

Spengler, Oswald

Spengler, Oswald (1880–1936)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Semiotics

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2007
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Language reference, Linguistics
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697 words

(1880–1936),

German historian and political theorist, author of the two‐volume The Decline of the West (Der Untergang des

Spengler, Oswald

Spengler, Oswald (1880–1936)   Quick reference

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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German philosopher of history. Spengler was educated at the universities of Munich, Berlin, and Halle, completing in 1904 a PhD thesis on Heraclitus. He worked as a ... More

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