Olavo de Carvalho Blog
Women have always been exploited by men. That is a truth that nobody doubts. From the solemn lecture halls in Oxford to popular TV shows, from Collège de France to pop music groups, the world reaffirms that certainty, maybe the most unquestionable truth that has ever crossed the human mind—that is, if it ever actually […]
How Do Cultural Shifts Happen? A lecture originally delivered online in Portuguese as an introduction for Mr. Olavo de Carvalho’s Brazilian Philosophy Seminar. Student: In an interview you gave to Atlântico magazine, you said that, instead of dividing the political spectrum into right-wing and left-wing, we should try to classify political movements as revolutionary and […]
Notes and remarks from Olavo de Carvalho’s philosophical journal, addressing a number of timeless and contemporary issues. The Difference Between Christianity and Philosophy All comparison between philosophies and Christianity—an incurable vice of historians of philosophy—is complete nonsense because a philosophy is nothing but a doctrine, a man’s thoughts, and Christianity is the acting presence […]
In the second part of his lecture, Mr. De Carvalho discusses the concept of progress and lack of progress when applied to societies and history and begins to outline the true nature of philosophy as education for understanding real life problems. Student: In an interview you gave to the Atlântico magazine, you said that […]
How Do Cultural Shifts Happen? A lecture originally delivered online in Portuguese as an introduction for Mr. Olavo de Carvalho’s Brazilian Philosophy Seminar. am going to provide you with an outline of the general program of the Philosophy Seminar, a course which will last for approximately five years. Keep in mind that this program, […]
Watch the video of the lecture delivered by Olavo de Carvalho on the Nazi and Communist roots of the Islamic totalitarianism. The lecture below was delivered on May 24, 2004, at Hebraica Association, in São Paulo.
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, […]
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On July 23, 2013 the President of the Inter-American Institute for Philosophy, Government, and Social Thought, Olavo de Carvalho, delivered a lecture on the current condition of Brazilian Higher Education at the Leadership Institute, Arlington, VA. Watch the lecture below.
On August 9, 2012, William H. Kennedy interviewed Olavo de Carvalho, philosopher and President of the Inter-American Institute, on the topic of the need for philosophy in contemporary culture. Mr. de Carvalho also told Mr. Kennedy and his listeners what the Inter-American Institute’s Philosophy Seminar is, and how it is different from ordinary academic philosophy […]