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The Moral Problem of Other Minds-Philosophy and Public Affairs

@inproceedings{Sebo2016TheMP,
  title={The Moral Problem of Other Minds-Philosophy and Public Affairs},
  author={Jeff Sebo},
  year={2016}
}
In 2003 David Foster Wallace took a trip to Maine to write an article for Gourmet Magazine about what it was like to attend the Maine Lobster Festival. But the article that he ended up publishing, titled “Consider the Lobster,” is not so much a travelogue as a deeply personal examination of whether or not we have a moral duty not to kill lobsters for food. About halfway through this article, Wallace puts his finger on a problem that, I think, deserves much more philosophical attention than it…