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History of Ideas

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THE END OF HISTORY AND THE LAST MAN|
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

We have taken efforts in writing this report. However, it would not have been possible without the kind support and help of many individuals. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all of them.

We are highly indebted to Mr. Asad Shahzad for his guidance and constant supervision as well as for providing necessary information regarding the report & also for his support in completing the report.

We would like to express my gratitude towards our parents for their kind co-operation and encouragement which helped us in completion of this report.

Our thanks and appreciations also go to our friends who have willingly helped me out with their abilities.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction page 3 Summary page 4 Highlights page 6 Arguments in favor page 7 Critiques page 8

INTRODUCTION

Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama was born on October 27, 1952. He is an American political economist author and political scientist. Fukuyama is best acknowledged for his book titled The End of History and the Last Man (1992), which debated that the universal spread of liberal democracies and free market capitalism of the West and its lifestyle may indicate the end point of humankind's sociocultural development and become the ultimate form of human government system. However, his following book Trust: Social Virtues and Creation of Prosperity (1995) altered his former position to admit that culture cannot be easily separated from...