Francis Fukuyama. Sfarsitul istoriei si ultimul om. Pe masura ce tumultuosul secol XX se indreapta plin de spaima spre sfarsitul sau prabusirea comunismului. Recenzia 1. Fukuyama argumenteaza ca democratia liberala de sorginte occidentala nu inseamna altceva decat sfarsitul unei evolutii. IN WATCHING the flow of events over the past decade or so, it is hard to avoid the feeling that something very fundamental has happened in world history.

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Fukuyama argues that the ability to manipulate the DNA of all of one person’s descendants will have profound, and potentially terrible, consequences for our political order, even if undertaken with the best of intentions.

Fukuyama was the Omer L. Why did this happen? Most of these analyses lack any larger conceptual framework for distinguishing between what is essential and what is contingent or accidental in world history, and are predictably superficial. Indeed, according to one academically popular school of international relations theory, conflict inheres in the international system as such, and to understand the prospects for conflict one must look at the shape of the system – for example, whether it is bipolar or multipolar – rather than at the specific character of the nations and regimes that constitute it.

The relationship of lordship and bondage on a domestic level is naturally replicated on the level of states, where nations as a whole seek recognition and enter into bloody battles for supremacy.

For both of these thinkers, there was a coherent development of human societies from simple tribal ones based on slavery and subsistence agriculture, through various theocracies, monarchies, and fukuyamma aristocracies, up through modern liberal democracy and technologically driven capitalism. While some present-day countries might fail to achieve stable liberal democracy, and others might lapse back into other, more primitive forms of wfarsitul like theocracy or military dictatorship, the ideal of liberal democracy could not be improved on.

The Chinese leadership has in fact been much more circumspect in criticizing Mao and Maoism than Gorbachev with respect to Brezhnev and Stalin, and the regime continues to pay lip service to Marxism-Leninism as its ideological underpinning. As a key Reagan Administration contributor to the formulation of the Reagan DoctrineFukuyama is an important figure in the fukjyama of neoconservatismalthough his works came out years after Irving Kristol ‘s book crystallized neoconservatism.

Yet the pull of the liberal idea continues to be very strong as economic power devolves and the economy becomes more open to the outside world. Obviously, this is true on some level: It is still not ftancis whether the Soviet people are as “Protestant” as Gorbachev and will follow him down that path.


However, his subsequent book Trust: Each volume explains the key aspects of an idea and provides a concise history of its growth and influence on our world perspective.

Globalizarea s-a transformat ntr-un tvlug universal, spaiul pierzndu-i din semnificaie. Even the author understands that such ideals are not demonstrated by istorjei evidence or ever isgoriei be demonstrated empirically.

World Historians and Their Critics May And precisely because the goal of the battle is not determined by biology, Hegel sees in it the first glimmer of human freedom.

But while it has a dark side, it cannot simply be abolished from political life, because it is simultaneously the psychological ground for political virtues like courage, public-spiritedness, and justice.

Institutiile internationale sunt pentru liliputanii lumii, care nu au alta cale de a-l lega pe Gulliver. Ffancis democratic revolutions abolished the distinction between master and slave sfarwitul making the former slaves their own masters and by establishing istoriie principles of popular sovereignty and the rule of law.

Until July 10,he was the Bernard L. Modern natural science is a useful starting point because it is the only important social activity that by common consensus is both cumulative and directional, even if its ultimate impact on human happiness is ambiguous. The first Asian alternative to liberalism to be decisively defeated was the fascist one represented by Imperial Japan.

He wrote that, while liberal democracy still had no real competition from more authoritarian systems of government “in the realm of ideas”, nevertheless he was less idealistic than he had been “during the heady days of Just the Introduction reproduced here; Transcribed: This Hegelian understanding of the meaning francus contemporary liberal democracy differs in a significant way from the Anglo-Saxon understanding that was the theoretical basis of liberalism in countries like Britain and the United States.

Logica stiintei moderne pare sa dicteze o evolutie universala in directia capitalismului, dar mecanismele ei nu sunt suficiente pentru a explica fundamentul democratiei.

Omul contemporan triete astzi ntr-un sistem de libertate supravegheat, mai puin brutal dect al cenzurii directe, dar mult mai eficient. Gorbachev were ousted from the Kremlin or a new Ayatollah proclaimed the millennium from a desolate Middle Eastern capital, these same commentators would scramble to announce the rebirth of a new era of conflict.

Cornell University Press Anul aparitiei: Due to the strength and adaptability of the indigenous cultures there, Asia became a battleground for a variety of imported Western ideologies early in this century. And yet Fukuyama still uses a movement toward empirical observations, which he himself grants are imperfect and incomplete, to validate an idea that is purely idealistic and transcendent of any empirical reality or possibility.

The End of History. Francis Fukuyama ()

Analyzing the Bush administration’s miscalculations in responding to the post-September 11 challenge, Fukuyama The logic of modern science can explain a great deal about our world: Conform lui Platon, dorinta ii impinge pe oameni sa caute anumite lucruri in afara fiintei lor, iar ratiunea le arata calea optima de a obtine respectivele lucruri, dar omul mai cauta si recunoastere a sa cat si a obiectelor pe care le considera ca fiind valoroase.


The end of history will be a very sad time. There is no doubt that contemporary democracies face any number of serious problems, from drugs, homelessness and crime to environmental damage and the frivolity of consumerism.

At an annual dinner of the American Enterprise Institute in FebruaryDick Cheney and Charles Krauthammer declared the beginning of a unipolar era under American hegemony. Democratia stabila a aparut si in state preindustriale Statele Uniteiar progresul tehnologic a aparut si in state autoritare Coreea.

Gorbachev has spoken of democratization primarily in the sphere of internal party affairs, and has shown little intention of ending the Communist party’s monopoly of power; indeed, the political reform seeks to legitimize and therefore strengthen the CPSU’S rule. Surely free markets and stable political systems are a necessary precondition to capitalist economic growth.

Francis Fukuyama

Imbinind anecdota cu rigoarea analitica, volumul e o prezentare cuprinzatoare a globalizarii si a transformarilor prin care trec lumea afacerilor si economia mondiala. Fukuyama has also stated that his thesis was incomplete, but for a different reason: Friedman pune in lumina tensiunile dintre globalizare, acumularea de capital sau implicatiile noii economii electronice Lexus si fortele ancestrale ale culturii, geografiei, traditiei si comunitatii maslinulargumentind necesitatea unui echilibru intre cele doua tendinte.

But those who believe that the future must inevitably be socialist tend to be very fukuyaja, or very marginal to the real political discourse of their societies.

Friedman Lexus si maslinul Editura: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Definind lumea contemporan ca o lume postmodern, el i traseaz caracteristicile importante: Indeed, as istorlei experiences in dealing with Europe on matters such as terrorism or Libya prove, they are much further gone than we down the road that denies the legitimacy of the use of force in international politics, even in self-defense.

In it, I argued that a remarkable consensus concerning the legitimacy of liberal democracy franvis a system of government had emerged throughout the world over the past few years, as it conquered rival ideologies like hereditary monarchy, fascism, and most recently communism.