David Foster Wallace: Brief Interviews with Philosophy Students, Part I

In conjunction with the publication of David Foster Wallace’s undergraduate thesis, Maureen Eckert, coeditor of Fate, Time, and Language, interviewed two contemporary philosophy students whose first exposure to the work of David Foster Wallace came through his philosophical work. These interviews reveal Wallace as a philosopher first and explore the nature of logical philosophy and the relevance, rigor, and success of Wallace’s philosophical work.

The first set of interviews is with Lindsay Miller and covered three aspects of Wallace’s philosophical work:

David Foster Wallace the Philosopher

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