The Debaters: Olavo de Carvalho and Aleksandr Dugin
On March 7, 2011, Olavo de Carvalho, President of the Inter-American Institute for Philosophy, Government, and Social Thought, and Aleksandr Dugin, leader of the International Eurasian Movement, started a written debate on the topic “The USA and the New World Order.” The debate ended on May 9, 2011. Professor de Carvalho is a philosopher currently residing in the United States who has authored more than a dozen books and has been teaching an online philosophy course to more than 2,000 international students since 2008. His book Aristotle in a New Perspective (1996) has been acclaimed as a highly original contribution to the understanding of the Greek philosopher. Dugin is Vladimir Putin’s geopolitical strategist, leading organizer of the Eurasian Movement and considered the most influential Russian thinker of the post-Soviet era. His book, The Foundations of Geopolitics: The Geopolitical Future of Russia (1997) has had a large influence on Russian military and foreign policy elites and has been adopted as a textbook in the General Staff Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
The Structure of the Debate
In the first segment, both participants respond to the following question: “What are the historical, political, ideological and economic factors and actors that now define the dynamics and configuration of power in the world, and what is the U.S. position in what is known as New World Order?”
In the second, Aleksandr Dugin replies to the answer Olavo de Carvalho offered to the question posed by the organizers of the debate, and Olavo de Carvalho responds to Aleksandr Dugin’s reply. Next, in the third segment, Dugin examines and addresses de Carvalho’s response, and de Carvalho’s, in turn, examines and deals with Dugin’s examination.
Finally, the debate ends with each thinker offering his closing statements.
Read below the entire debate between Olavo de Carvalho and Aleksandr Dugin on the the topic of USA and the New World Order in a single PDF file.