The Fourth Political Theory

The Fourth Political Theory

Alexander Dugin


the entire political platforms of the trendy age were the goods of 3 precise ideologies: the 1st, and oldest, is liberal democracy; the second one is Marxism; and the 3rd is fascism. The latter have lengthy because failed and handed out of the pages of heritage, and the 1st now not operates as an ideology, yet quite as whatever taken without any consideration. the area at the present time unearths itself on the point of a post-political truth - one within which the values of liberalism are so deeply embedded that the typical individual isn't really conscious that there's an ideology at paintings round him. for this reason, liberalism is threatening to monopolise political discourse and drown the area in a common sameness, destroying every little thing that makes some of the cultures and peoples particular. in keeping with Alexander Dugin, what's had to holiday via this morass is a fourth ideology - one who will sift throughout the particles of the 1st 3 to appear for components that may be priceless, yet that is still leading edge and precise in itself. Dugin doesn't provide a point-by-point software for this new idea, yet fairly outlines the parameters in which it might probably advance and the problems which it needs to deal with. Dugin foresees that the Fourth Political idea will use the instruments and ideas of modernity opposed to itself, to result in a go back of cultural range opposed to commercialisation, in addition to the conventional worldview of all of the peoples of the realm - albeit inside of a completely new context. Written via a pupil who's actively influencing the path of Russian geopolitical approach this present day, The Fourth Political conception is an advent to an concept which could good form the process the world's political destiny. Alexander Dugin (b. 1962) is likely one of the best-known writers and political commentators in post-Soviet Russia. as well as the numerous books he has authored on political, philosophical and non secular issues, he presently serves at the employees of Moscow kingdom college, and is the highbrow chief of the Eurasia circulation. For greater than a decade, he has additionally been an consultant to Vladimir Putin and others within the Kremlin on geopolitical concerns, being a vocal suggest of a go back of Russian strength to the worldwide degree, to behave as a counterweight to American domination.

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