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
- 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.