This original critique of Wittgenstein's analogy between language and games, written by one of the philosopher's literary executors and closest friends, has now been updated to include two additional articles. * Updated edition of this original critique of Wittgenstein's analogy between language and games. * Rush Rhees was one of Wittgenstein's literary executors and closest friends, as well as being an outstanding philosopher in his own right. * D.Z. Phillips was Director of the Rush Rhees Archive and the Associated Centre for Wittgensteinian Studies. * Constitutes a major contribution to Wittgenstein scholarship and to philosophical debates about the possibility of discourse. * The second edition includes as a preface Rhees' article, 'The Fundamental Problems of Philosophy', first published in 1994. * It also includes as a second appendix some of Rhees' reflections of Wittgenstein, his teacher.
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