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The Game Game

  • Mary Midgley (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 February 2009

Some time ago, an Innocent Bystander, after glancing through a copy of Mind, asked me, ‘Why do philosophers talk so much about Games? Do they play them a lot or something?’

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