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date: 28 May 2024

Fukuyama, Francis (1952– ) American political philosopher. 

Source:
A Dictionary of Critical Theory
Author(s):

Ian Buchanan

He was born in Chicago, to a well-educated middle-class family. Fukuyama’s father was a second generation Japanese-American with a doctorate in sociology (as well as religious training) and his mother a Japanese-born daughter of the founder of the economics department at Kyoto University. He obtained his BA at Cornell University, where he studied classics and political philosophy. There he met one of his key influences, the conservative cultural critic ... ...

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