Tag: Francis Fukuyama

  • Fukuyama's evolution problem

    I haven’t read Francis Fukuyama’s most recent book, but I like this point made by John Gray in a TNR review. THE NOTION THAT ONLY one type of government can in the future be legitimate is as far-fetched as the idea that history has literally come to a halt. To be sure, it is not […]

  • Fukuyama Takes on Japanese Nationalism, His Translator, and the U.S.–Japan Alliance

    Francis Fukuyama, the U.S.-born political scientist who made his name by declaring another discipline, history, to be so over in End of History and the Last Man, does not work much with Japanese issues, despite what some people assume based on his name. But he learned something about establishment Japanese nationalism when he had The […]