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    Spengler's Theory of Civilization.John Farrenkopf - 2000 - Thesis Eleven 62 (1):23-38.
    This article presents an overview of Oswald Spengler's theory of civilization based upon his `first' and `second' philosophies of history. The `late' Spengler left behind his more aesthetic and historicist understanding of civilization, turning to philosophical anthropology. Spengler lost confidence that a new great culture would someday emerge. While Samuel Huntington in The Clash of Civilizations argues that civilizational pluralism is growing and anticipates a non-Western civilization eventually succeeding a West in decline, dialog with Spengler suggests otherwise.
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    Spengler's Historical Pessimism and the Tragedy of Our Age.John Farrenkopf - 1993 - Theory and Society 22 (3):391-412.
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    Christ and Caesar: Spengler and the Ethical Dilemma of Statecraft.John Farrenkopf - 1992 - Ethics and International Affairs 6:119–140.
    Farrenkopf argues that Western triumphalism, precipitated by the crisis of Communism, is symptomatic of the failure in the U.S. to reflect upon the prospects for ameliorating the tragic nature of international political developments in the twentieth century.
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    The Transformation of Spengler's Philosophy of World History.John Farrenkopf - 1991 - Journal of the History of Ideas 52 (3):463-485.