David Foster Wallace, from Conversations with David Foster Wallace
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.
University Press of Mississippi, 2012