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Friday, December 28, 2012

Humorous NPR interview

WALLACE:  There’s a whole, very heavy debate to get into here.  There are schools of thought, some which I find very persuasive, that argue that there really is no meaningful reality outside of language.  That language creates in a very complicated way what we call your reality--that would be your poststructural....

GOLDFARB:  One of the reasons that I did not complete my PhD in philosophy--I just didn’t want to have that conversation for professional purposes.
David Foster Wallace, from Conversations with David Foster Wallace

University Press of Mississippi, 2012


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