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Anti-Spengler

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The wish to found action on perfect insight means to nip it in the bud. Politics are action, always built on inadequate survey. But a world-view, too, is action; embracing the manifold universe is an anticipation of unpredictable efforts. In the end all our thinking depends on such inadequacies. We must advance, even without certainty! The only question is whether we are aware of it or not.

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[1921, Bibl. No. 129 — Ed.].

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  1. [1921, Bibl. No. 129 — Ed.].

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  2. [Bracketed references are to the Knopf edition of 1926–28, with many reprintings. Parenthetical references are to the first German edition — Ed.].

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  3. [German poet in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, author of Parzival — Ed.].

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Marie Neurath Robert S. Cohen

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© 1973 D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland

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Neurath, O. (1973). Anti-Spengler. In: Neurath, M., Cohen, R.S. (eds) Empiricism and Sociology. Vienna Circle Collection, vol 1. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-2525-6_6

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