A great book has a kernel of an idea so profound that you will never forget it. This is such a book. Read morePublished on July 4 2004
Fukuyama argues in The End of History that 'the last man [i.e., us] becomes concerned above all for his own personal health and safety, because it is uncontroversial.... Read morePublished on March 22 2004
Fukuyama's book has become a somewhat amusing example of how not to practice history. Very few academics take this man seriously, perhaps we should. Read morePublished on March 8 2004
I did enjoy this book when i first read it two years ago. However, with the invasion of Iraq, I discovered the author, Professor Fukuyama, is a member of the warmongering group... Read morePublished on June 23 2003
This book is basically vested on Hegel and thymos (search for recognition).
Hegel's theories are fundamentally wrong and thymos is not an essential human necessity. Read more
Without question, "The End of History and the Last Man" is one of the finest affirmations of liberal democracy which I've read. Read morePublished on Nov. 23 2002 by John Kwok