Derrida's language-games

@article{Garver1991DerridasL,
  title={Derrida's language-games},
  author={Newton Garver},
  journal={Topoi},
  year={1991},
  volume={10},
  pages={187-198}
}
ConclusionIn previous essays (1973, 1975, 1977) I have praised Derrida's contributions to philosophical dialogue and also insisted on their limitations. The considerations raised in this present essay do not lead me to a position that is less ambivalent.Philosophy is a particular language-game. Like any other, it has its constitutive rules; or, perhaps better: its practice has certain distinctive features by means of which we recognize philosophizing and distinguish it from other linguistic… 

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