The Rise of the Fourth Political Theory: The Fourth Political Theory vol. II by Alexander DuginThe Rise of the Fourth Political Theory: The Fourth Political Theory vol. II by Alexander Dugin

The Rise of the Fourth Political Theory: The Fourth Political Theory vol. II

byAlexander Dugin

Hardcover | May 15, 2017

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The sequel to the bestseller The Fourth Political Theory, expanding further on the fourth political theory. All the political systems of the modern age have been the products of three distinct ideologies: the first, and oldest, is liberal democracy; the second is Marxism; and the third is fascism. The latter two have long since failed and passed out of the pages of history, and the first no longer operates as an ideology, but rather as something taken for granted. The world today finds itself on the brink of a post-political reality — one in which the values of liberalism are so deeply embedded that the average person is not aware that there is an ideology at work around him. As a result, liberalism is threatening to monopolise political discourse and drown the world in a universal sameness, destroying everything that makes the various cultures and peoples unique. According to Alexander Dugin, what is needed to break through this morass is a fourth ideology — one that will sift through the debris of the first three to look for elements that might be useful, but that remains innovative and unique in itself.

Alexander Dugin (b. 1962) is one of the best-known writers and political commentators in post-Soviet Russia. During the 1980s, he was a principal member of the underground traditionalist movement in the Soviet Union, for which he was arrested by the KGB and expelled from his studies at the Moscow Aviation Institute in 1983. He continue...
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Title:The Rise of the Fourth Political Theory: The Fourth Political Theory vol. IIFormat:HardcoverDimensions:246 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:May 15, 2017Publisher:Arktos Media LtdLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I. Democracy and Conservatism

1. Democracy: Sacred or Secular?

2. Conservatism as a Project and Episteme
 

Part II. Empire and the Eurasian Idea

3. The West and its Challenge

4. Carl Schmitt’s Principle of “Empire” and the Fourth Political Theory

5. The Project “Empire”

6. Eurasianism (A Political Poem)
 

Part III. The Russian Behemoth

7. The Structure of Russia’s Sociogenesis

8. The Russian Leviathan (State Terror)

9. Questioning Modernization

10. Interests and Values After Tskhinvali

 

Appendixes

Alexander Dugin on Martin Heidegger

The Four Political Theories