Definition of Spengler, Oswald in English:

Spengler, Oswald

proper noun

  • (1880–1936), German philosopher. In his book The Decline of the West (1918–22) he argues that civilizations undergo a seasonal cycle of a thousand years and are subject to growth and decay analogous to biological species.

Pronunciation

Spengler, Oswald

/ˈspɛŋɡlə//ˈʃpɛŋlɐ/