Freedom and the Self: Essays on the Philosophy of David Foster Wallace

Freedom and the Self: Essays on the Philosophy of David Foster Wallace

Steven M. Cahn


The book destiny, Time, and Language: An Essay on unfastened Will, released in 2010 via Columbia collage Press, provided David Foster Wallace's problem to Richard Taylor's argument for fatalism. during this anthology, extraordinary philosophers interact at once with that paintings and determine Wallace's respond to Taylor in addition to different points of Wallace's thought.

With an advent via Steven M. Cahn and Maureen Eckert, this assortment contains essays by way of William Hasker (Huntington University), Gila Sher (University of California, San Diego), Marcello Oreste Fiocco (University of California, Irvine), Daniel R. Kelly (Purdue University), Nathan Ballantyne (Fordham University), Justin Tosi (University of Arizona), and Maureen Eckert. those thinkers discover Wallace's philosophical and literary paintings, illustrating outstanding ways that his philosophical perspectives stimulated and have been stimulated via issues built in his different writings, either fictional and nonfictional. including Fate, Time, and Language, this serious set unlocks key elements of Wallace's paintings and its strains in smooth literature and thought.

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