By Oswald Spengler
Oswald Spengler: Der Mensch und die Technik. Beitrag zu einer Philosophie des Lebens
Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch
Berliner Ausgabe, 2016, four. Auflage
Durchgesehener Neusatz bearbeitet und eingerichtet von Michael Holzinger
- Erstdruck: München: Beck, 1931.
Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe:
- Oswald Spengler: Der Mensch und die Technik. Beitrag zu einer Philosophie des Lebens, München: Beck, 1931.
Herausgeber der Reihe: Michael Holzinger
Reihengestaltung: Viktor Harvion
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