Oswald Spengler

by Annie Pfeifer Spengler’s Context and Milieu Oswald Spengler, the German historian and author of the seminal, two-volume work, Decline of the West or Der Untergang des Abendlandes, was born in 1880 to a conservative, petit bourgeois German family. He was awarded his Ph.D. in 1904, after having initially failed his doctoral thesis on Heraclitus… Continue Reading Oswald Spengler