Wittgenstein on language and rules

Philosophy 64 (January):5-28 (1989)
An attempt is made to answer the question why wittgenstein might have found the analogy between speaking and playing games philosophically exciting. It is argued that on the face of it the two are strikingly disanalogous, But that on reflecting further one can find various features of games (9 are distinguished in all) which are also features of some speech episodes, And the awareness of which could be philosophically significant
Keywords Concept  Interpretation  Language  Rule  Wittgenstein
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DOI 10.1017/S0031819100044004
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