Excerpt: /171/ Fukuyama & the End of History ft. Daniel Bessner


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If liberal democracy has been dethroned, what next?

Francis Fukuyama famously declared the “end of history” in 1989. Has he been misunderstood? Should we understand the declaration in a geopolitical sense – liberal democracy triumphant – or in a more philosophical sense? We discuss what capital-H History means and what Fukuyama’s career trajectory can tell us about our times. Is it capitalism realism or the end of history?

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