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The Grasshopper

Games, Life and Utopia

Bernard Suits

In the mid twentieth century the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously asserted that games are indefinable; there are no common threads that link them all. "Nonsense," says the sensible Bernard Suits: "playing a game is a voluntary attempt to overcome unnecessary obstacles." The short book Suits wrote demonstrating precisely that is as playful a...
Publish Date
2014
April 2
First Published in 1978
Goodreads rating
4.14
ISBN
9781554812158
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Aug 21, 2014
@mikedariano The Grasshopper by Bernard Suits      source
Nov 27, 2020
@Boulot_Dodo Glad someone finally chose the Grasshopper. I love that book. Feel cheated no one recommended it when I was an undergraduate.      source